December is the Season of “Religion”
Advent, December 1-20
Advent is the time that Christians prepare for the celebration of the birth of Jesus on Christmas.
Hanukkah, December 6-14
Hanukkah is the Jewish holiday that is celebrated over eight nights and days and commemorates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.
Bodhi Day, December 8
Bodhi Day commemorates the day that the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, experienced enlightenment while sitting under a peepal tree.
Yule, December 21
Yule is a religious festival celebrated by historically Germanic people, later undergoing Christianised reformulation resulting in the now better-known Christmastide.
Mawlid Al-Nabi, December 23
This is the observance of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.
Christmas, December 25
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is prepared for by the season of Advent.
Kwanzaa, December 26
Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held in the United States honoring African heritage in African-American culture.
Zarathosht Diso, December 26
This is the day commemorating the death of the prophet Zarathustra, the founder of the tradition.
Wonderful, isn’t it???
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