Dharma Day

Dharma Day, Also known as Asalha Puja, commemorates the historical Buddha’s first discourse following his spiritual awakening. Religious/Ethnic Group: Buddhist Tradition/Practices: Dharma

Tisha B’av

Mourning of the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem in 586 BCE and 70 CE. Religious/Ethnic Group: Jewish Tradition/Practices:

Raksha Bandhan

Also called Rakhi, this festival celebrates the protective relationship between brothers and their sisters. Religious/Ethnic Group: Hindu Traditions/Practices: The festival is celebrated

Krishna Janmashtami/ Jayanti

Celebrates Krishna’s birthday, Vishnu’s eighth incarnation on earth. Religious/Ethnic Group: Hindu Tradition/Practices: Some Hindus choose to fast for the first day of

Women’s Equality Day

Commemorates the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Religious/Ethnic Group: United States Tradition/Practices: