Religious Holidays

Ancient South Asia has lots of great religious holidays

Buddhism: Vesak

Vesak is the most important holiday, it is Buddha's birthday. Buddha is the person who invented Buddhism. It was from his thoughts this religion was born. This year Vesak day is June 1, 2015.

Hinduism: Diwali


Diwali is a Hindu holiday. It is from the Sanskrit word Dīpãvali, meaning "row of lights" is a Hindu festival of lights lasting five days! For lots of Hindus, Diwali is also New Year's Eve. Diwali is held on the final day of the Vikram calendar, a type of Hindu calendar followed by North Indians.


In conclusion we have a lot of great holidays here South Asia and we would love for you to visit sometime.