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Wicca/Pagan Ostara & Mabon (northern/southern hemispheres)
Equinox ~ March 21
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.
Ostara – Wicca
A time to mark the divine goddess’s blanketing of the Earth with fertility as the god stretches and grows to maturity, manifested in the reawakening of seeds within the Earth as they are touched by divine love.
Spring Feast – Native American spirituality
A day to mark the coming and going of seasons and to honor planting through songs, stories, and prayer.
Baha'i Happy New Year ~ Naw Ruz ~ March 21
Marking the beginning of the year 175 of the Bahá’í era, and the beginning of the
first month of the year, known as Bahá or “splendor.”
Persian/Zoroastrian Norouz ~ New Year ~ March 21
The beginning of the Zoroastrian new year, 1388 AY or 3756 AZ in the Fasli seasonal calendar,
which also celebrates the renewal of the world and the creation of fire (which symbolizes righteousness).
Zarathustra, the founder of Zoroastrianism, received his revelation on this day.
Spring Ohigon – Buddhism ~ March 21
For Buddhists who practice in the Jōdo Shinshū [Japanese Pure Land] tradition, this is a special time to listen to the teaching of the Buddha and meditate on the perfection of enlightenment as lived in the Six Perfections or Paramitas (generosity, morality, wisdom, honesty, endeavor, and patience).
Qingming – Chinese traditional
Tomb Sweeping Day ~ March 21
A day to honor one’s ancestors and visit their grave sites,
as well as to welcome the coming of the spring season.
Hindu Ramyana ~ March 18 ~ March 25
One of the two epics of Hinduism. Relates the story of Rama and Sita - ideal man and woman.
Written by sage 'Valmiki'
Season Of Peace: Day 51, March 21
Our Peaceful Planet:
We are using resources with respect & reverence.
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We pick up any litter we can!
We are in service!
Living Green In Our Hands: Our Peaceful Planet
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