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Interfaith Inspirations

EarthSome September Interfaith Inspirations:

Jainism Paryushana Parva ~ September 6-15 ~
Jain 8 day festival signifying human emergence into a new world of spiritual and moral refinement. Marked by recitations from Jain sacred writing and family exchange of cards and letters. Celebration of the natural qualities of the soul. The 8th day (Samvatsari) is most important and is focused on forgiveness.


New Thought Christian Unity Christianity Unity World Day Of Prayer ~
September
7th ~ 8th
Annual World Day of Prayer. A 24 hour vigil & celebration held the 2nd Thursday in September.
2016 theme is Discover The Power Within, Unleash Your Divine Potential  and the affirmation:
As I discover the power within, I unleash my divine potential.

Unity Christianity

Christian ChristianityChristian Nativity of Mary ~ September 8
Christian celebration of the birth of the Virgin Mary.

BookWorm International Literacy Day ~ September 8
Earth
Call to action for universal literacy.

SOMCenters For Spiritual Living: World Day Of Service SOM
~
September 1
0 ~
Donate an hour or a day in your community!

IslamIslam ~ Waqf al Arafa - Hajj Day ~ Sept. 10 ~ begins sundown 9th
Islamic pilgrimage rites at Mecca on 7-12th days of month of Dhu al-Hajja.
Concludes with Eid ul Adha when those not traveling to Mecca take part.


IslamIslam ~ Eid al Adha - Sacrifice Day ~ Sept. 11-14 ~
begins sundown 10

Islamic Festival of Sacrifice. The day after Arafat, the most important day in Hajj ritural. 
A three-day festival recalling Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to Allah.

Ethiopia Ethiopian New Year (Rastafari ) ~ September 11
The start of the New Year in Ethiopia is recognized because Rastafarians believe Ethiopia
to be their spiritual homeland, and a place to which they want to return.
The Ethiopian calendar is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia and also serves as the liturgical calendar for Christians in Eritrea and Ethiopia belonging to the Orthodox Tewahedo churches, Eastern Catholic Church and Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt.

Grandparents Day (US) National Grandparents Day
~
September 1
1 ~
In 1978, then President Jimmy Carter declared that the first Sunday after Labor Day,
would be Grandparents Day! ~ Celebrating the lives and influences of grandparents.

Wicca/PaganGoddess ~ PaganOstara & Mabon September 22
(northern/southern hemispheres, begins sundown 21st)

The time when the sun is directly above a point on the equator.
The equinox will be either Vernal or Autumnal depending on the hemisphere.
Equinox celebrations as days of equal light & dark mark the turning of the wheel.

Mabon: Wicca observance of the autumnal equniox when day and night are of equal length.
A harvest festival time.

Ostara: Wicca welcoming of spring and the goddess-as-maiden.

Judaism Native American Day ~ September 23
Celebrates Native American history and culture, the fourth Friday of every September.

Christian ChristianityChristian Arch Angel Michael & all Angels Day ~ September 29
This is the feast day of St. Michael and all the Angels. It is the most ancient of all the angel festivals.
The Anglican church celebrates all angels, both name and unnamed on one day. Roman and Orthodox Churches separate them into two categories (with the unnamed angels having their feast day on October 2nd).
From fairly early on, Michaelmas was an important holiday, the religious or Christian equivalent of the autumn equinox.

Some brief definitions and dates from the Interfaith Calendar by Delton Krueger ~ many, many thanks!

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Judaism/Jewish: Judiaism
Yom Kippur & Sukkot
Buddhism:
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Bodhi Day
Buddhism
 
Unity
World Of Love
 

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