Religious Holidays Quiz

Handy Religion 2e
ISBN: 9781578593798
$21.95

Are any feasts dedicated especially to the Hindu goddesses?

  • Durga Puja, also called Navaratri ("nine nights"), occurs at the Fall equinox in honor of Shiva's consort Durga.
  • Durga represents the power of good to quell all sources of evil.
  • Devotees honor Sarasvati by piling up books and symbols of learning near local altars.
  • Several during the extended feast called Divali, also belong to the major goddesses.

Show answer



< Previous Fact Next Fact >


Dig deeper with these related titles:

Handy Religion 2e The Handy Religion Answer Book, Second Edition
by John Renard, PhD

A question-and-answer guide to the prominent religions of the world... The spiritual world we live in today is a diverse and... Read More »

ISBN: 9781578593798
$21.95
Religion Book The Religion Book: Places, Prophets, Saints, and Seers
by Jim Willis

Religion has long been at the top of the news and eternally an inspiration. To expect to understand religionís role in peopleís lives, we must... Read More »

ISBN: 9781578591510
$34.95
Angels A to Z, 2nd Edition Angels A to Z, Second Edition
by Evelyn Dorothy Oliver and James R Lewis

Written by two recognized authorities on nontraditional religious movements, this resource is one of the most comprehensive books on angels and... Read More »

ISBN: 9781578592128
$39.95