This Holy Season – Part II

symbols of religions

The Interfaith Calendar shows there are some 26 Holy Days or observances during the month of April. The first full moon after the vernal equinox brings events for five religions in its wake. There are observances before that full moon and after. We shall bring you a triptych – three panels in art (often depicting the Divine or saints) – three articles covering the events of this Holy Season of 2022. This second article covers events from Vaisakhi to the Orthodox Palm Sunday.

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Ramadan – The Islamic Holy Month of Fasting

ramadan is a month of fastingRamadan (sometimes spelled Ramadhan) is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims fast or do not eat or drink during the daytime. The date for the start of Ramadan is slightly different each year, depending on the position of the moon. Once Ramadan starts, Muslims should not eat or drink between dawn and sunset. This usually continues for thirty days, but sometimes twenty-nine days.

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