A dozen politically active pastors came here for a private dinner Friday night to hear a conversion story unique in the context of presidential politics: how Louisiana Gov.
Bobby Jindal traveled from Hinduism to Protestant Christianity and, ultimately, became what he calls an “evangelical Catholic.” Over two hours, Jindal, 42, recalled talking with a girl in high school who wanted to “save my soul,” reading the Bible in a closet so his parents would not see him and feeling a stir while watching a movie during his senior year that depicted Jesus on the cross.
The holidays and accommodations section of this guide is available to faculty, staff, and student leaders as an educational resource about the many religious holy days celebrated at Mizzou.
Not only does this section offer crucial information about dates and practices, we also hope the information about recommended academic and food accommodations will be valuable to those planning classroom activities and other academic and co-curricular events.
Also referred to as Harvest Home, the Feast of the Ingathering, and Meán Fómhair.
Mabon is the second celebration of the harvest, a ritual of thanksgiving for the fruits of the earth, and a recognition of the need to share them to secure the blessings of the Goddess and the God during the coming winter months.
The exact date varies according to the various lunar calendars used in different traditions.
Today the Gujarat Hindu Society engages with the community by providing sport and recreational facilities, education, social services and a cultural base for the community in Preston.
Refer to the Yearly Calendars (July 2012 - June 2017) for a listing of dates for the major Jewish, Islamic, Hindu, Christian, and Orthodox Christian holidays for the current and succeeding academic years.
The Festival of Ridván is a 12-day period commemorating Bahá'u'lláh's declaration of his mission on the eve of his departure from Baghdád for Constantinople in 1863.
On June 30, 1976 ground breaking was performed and was followed by pratisthapana on Nov 17, 1976.
Daily worship is being performed continuously ever since.