Maha Shivaratri: A Night for Celebrating Shiva

Maha Shivaratri: A Night for Celebrating Shiva

Maha Shivaratri is steeped in myth and legend, and throughout India, it has become known as one of the biggest Hindu festivals for those who worship Lord Shiva. Worshipers celebrate on Chaturdashi of Krishna Paksha in Phagun, known as the Hindu lunar month. What Is...
Maryland Day: Celebrating State Pride

Maryland Day: Celebrating State Pride

Maryland has a unique history that stretches from the early 1600s to the present. Maryland Day gives residents the opportunity to celebrate this history in many unique ways from art exhibits to interactive exhibits showcasing various eras in Maryland history. What Is...
What Is Shavuot and How Do We Celebrate It?

What Is Shavuot and How Do We Celebrate It?

Shavuot, sometimes called the Feast of Weeks, is a Jewish holiday that commemorates two important events. Religiously, it is the anniversary of the day that the Jewish community received the Torah at Mount Sinai. It was also a harvest festival to the ancient...