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March 21, 2008

Global Happiness Day-Go Figure

Filed under: Lifestyle — Tony @ 11:16 am
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Seems this Friday and the next few days have something for everyone according to the Times.com it seems almost no believer of any sort will be left without his or her own holiday. In what is statistically, at least, a once-in-a-millennium combination, the following will all occur this Friday.

Purim, a Jewish festival celebrating the biblical book of Esther
Narouz, the Persian New Year, which is observed with Islamic elaboration in Iran and all the “stan” countries, as well as by Zoroastrians and Baha’is.
Eid Milad an Nabi, the Birth of the Prophet, which is celebrated by some but not all Sunni Muslims and, though officially beginning on Thursday, is often marked on Friday.
Small Holi, Hindu, an Indian festival of bonfires, to be followed on Saturday by Holi, a kind of Mardi Gras.
Magha Puja, a celebration of the Buddha’s first group of followers, marked primarily in Thailand.

Have a good one whatever your faith is.

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1 Comment »

  1. Thank you for much reminding us that no matter what, we are all made of the same stuff we are all human beings.

    Comment by Jean — March 31, 2008 @ 7:27 pm


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