Hindu Observances

We celebrate with our Hindu sisters and brothers.

Makar Sankranti - Kite Festival in Hyderabad by Saurabh Chatterjee

Makar Sankranti

One of the few ancient Indian festivals observed according to solar cycles instead of the lunar calendar, Makar Sankranti usually falls on or around the same day each year (normally January 14). This is a time of peace, insight, and joy....


Diwali is one of the most popular Hindu holidays. Diwali starts on October 18, 2017 and will continue for 5 days until October 22, 2017. Diwali (also called Lakshmi Puja, Laxmi Puja and Diwali Puja) is the Hindu festival of lights. The lamps are lit as a sign of celebration...

Krishna Janmashtami

We join with our Hindu brothers and sisters and honor their celebration of Krishna Janmashtami, one of the biggest and most important annual festivals in the Hindu world. August 15th begins a 2-day festival celebrating the birth of Krishna, the personification or incarnation of the divine love of the second...