What religious holiday is today?

No matter what faith they come from, religious holidays provide important opportunities to step back from day-to-day life: to reflect, to remember, and to reaffirm. We’ve collected a list of religious holidays across the Christian, Islamic, Jewish, Buddhist, and Hindu faiths. The Holiday below is the next major religious holiday in our queue – so you can either celebrate today, or get ready in advance with our list of all religious holidays!

Maha Shivaratri is celebrated on the Krishna Paksha of Phalguna month, which results in different dates every year. The following day after midnight, puja is celebrated with feasting, fairs, and more. Many people also observe a fast on this day. Members of the South Indian Lingayat sect give gifts to their gurus or spiritual guides.

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