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Religious Festivals for November 2016

Key dates:

Lunar month begins 30 Oct.

Full Moon is 14 Nov. (Festivals for the full moons are highlighted)

World Community Day (4)

 

November

Christianity

Islam and inter-faith days[1]

Hinduism

Buddhism

Taosim

Judaism

Scorpio

11.5 ‘Frost Descent’

12 ‘Winter Begins’

All Saints Day (1)

All Souls Day (2)

Nativity Fast-orthodox (15 – Dec 24)

Thanksgiving (24) [USA only]

Advent (27 – Dec 24)

Christ the King Day (27)

St. Andrew’s Day (30)

 

None for this year

Samhain-Beltaine (1) [P]

Birthday of Baha’u’llah (12) [B]

Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib (14) [Sk]

Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahdur (24) [Sk]

Day of the Covenant (26) [B]

Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha (28) [B]

01

Chandra Darshan, Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya

03

Nagula Chavithi *Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi

04

Labh Panchami

05

Chhath Puja, Soora Samharam

07

Ashtahnika Vidhan Begins

08

Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Akshaya Navami

09

Jagaddhatri Puja, Kansa Vadh

10

Devutthana Ekadashi, Bhishma Panchak Begins

11

Vaishnava Utthana Ekadashi, Tulasi Vivah, Yogeshwara Dwadashi

12

Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi, Vaikuntha Chaturdashi, Vishweshwara Vrat

13

Manikarnika Snan, Chaumasi Chaudas, Dev Diwali

14

Kartik Purnima, Pushkar Snan, Purnima Upavas, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Bhishma Panchak Ends, Ashtahnika Vidhan Ends, Ratha Yatra, Masik Karthigai, Nehru Jayanti

15

Margashirsha Begins *North, Rohini Vrat

16

Vrischika Sankranti, Mandalakala Begins

17

Sankashti Chaturthi

20

Bhanu Saptami

21

Kalabhairav Jayanti

24

Utpanna Ekadashi

26

Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi

27

Masik Shivaratri

28

Darsha Amavasya

29

Margashirsha Amavasya

30

Chandra Darshan

Mindfulness Day (5) [Zen]

Tara Puja (7)

Daka Day (9)

Amitabha Day (14)

 

Loi Krathong (14) [Thailand only]

Lha Bab Duchen (20)

Dakini day (23)

Shakyamuni Day (29) [NM]

Pig month (30 Oct)

Birthday of Damo, founder of Chan Buddhism (3)

Singles day (11) [modern holiday not associated with religion]

Fu Hsi Day, patron of all forms of divination (14)

Officer of Water day (15)

Sigd (30) [Ethiopia]

 

[1] Key to abbreviations: Sh=Shinto/P=Pagan/I=Interfaith/Sk=Sikh/B=Baha’i /Z=Zoroastrian/J=Jain