Religious Holidays Quiz

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Do Vaishnavites observe unique feasts in honor of Vishnu or his avatars? How do Shaivites honor Shiva?

  • Rama Navami (Rama Ninth, during Chaitra in early spring) celebrates Rama's birthday.
  • Several feasts also recall other specific avatars.
  • Shivaratri, "Shiva's Night" is a monthly festivity occurring on the fourteenth night of the dark half of every lunar month.
  • Once a year devotees observe Mahashivaratri, "Shiva's Great Night".

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