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Spring Holidays

Celebrating The Persian New Year

Posted 03.19.2014 | Religion

The Persian New Year is called Norooz (also Nowruz, Nawroz, among other spellings) and marks the first day of spring. It's also the Baha'i New Year, b...

Spiritual Spring Break

Eleni Gage | Posted 05.09.2012 | World
Eleni Gage

There seems to be something primal, maybe instinctive, that makes us want to dress up this time of year. Is it the longer days making us feel frisky? Or do we just need a little taste of good times to get us through the spiritually serious times to come?

Ridvan 2011: Baha'is Celebrate 'Most Great Festival'

Rothwell Polk | Posted 06.20.2011 | Religion
Rothwell Polk

Baha'is all around the globe are celebrating the 12-day Festival of Ridvan from April 21 to May 2, marking the public announcement by Baha'u'llah, the founder of the Baha'i Faith.

Green Passover: Taking Responsibility For People And Planet

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 08.01.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

Humanity is intended to be a guardian of the earth, not a plunderer of its resources. Passover calls on us to act sustainably toward each other and toward the earth.

Spring Hindu Holy Day Vasant Panchami

Anju Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

Vasant Panchami is celebrated every year on the 5th day or 'Panchami' of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Magha. "Vasant" heralds the beginning of spring.

Spring Holidays Around The World (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

For many, the coming of spring marks the coming of the holiday season. Around the world people of many religions, cultures and nations gather this se...