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A few July Interfaith Inspirations: Baha'iMartyrdom of the Baba~ July 9 The Bab, Ali Mohammed was executed in 1850 by Persian political and religious powers.
Observed by abstaining from commerce and work. ChristianitySaint Benedict Day ~ July 11 Catholic Christian recognition of the father of the The Benedictine Order.
It was the first Order of the Western Church Monastic tradition and lived by the Benedictine Rule. BuddhistAsalhka Puja Day ~ July 13 ~ Asala ~ turning of the wheel. Buddhist observance of the day when Gautama Buddha made his first public proclamation to five ascetics at Deer Park, Banares. He taught the middle way, the noble eight-fold path and the four noble truths.
ShintoBuddhist Obon ~ July 13 ~ 15 ~ Sikh time of remembering those who have suffered for the faith. Observed by reading the Guru Granth Sahib. Guru Arjan Dev was the fifth Sikh Guru and the first Sikh martyr. He also compiled all of the past Gurus' writings into one book, which is now the Sikh holy scripture: the Guru Granth Sahib.
IslamEid al Fitr ~ July 29-31 Islamic event marking the close of Ramadan. It is a festival of thanksgiving to Allah for enjoying the month of Ramadan. It involves wearing finest clothing, saying prayers, and fostering understanding with other religions.
Ramadan is the 9th month on Islamic calendar, devoted to the commemoration of Muhammad's reception of the divine revelation recorded in the Qur'an. The event begins when authorities
in Saudi Arabia sight the new moon of the 9th month. It is the holiest period of the Islamic Year.
There is strict fasting from sunrise to sunset.
Brief definitions and dates from the Interfaith Calendar by Delton Krueger ~ many, many thanks!
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