Interfaith Calendar

The University of San Diego respects the faith traditions of all students, faculty and staff and encourages their expression.

Buddhist Calendar 2021
Buddhist symbol
  • Bodhi Day (Rohatsu) – January 20th
  • Mahayana New Year – January 28th
  • Nirvana Day – February 8th
  • Chinese New Year – February 12th
  • Magha Puja Day – February 27th
  • Theravada (Buddhist New Year) – April 27th
  • Wesak (Buddha Day) – May 26th
  • Asala (Dharma Day) – July 24th
  • Obon – August 13th

Christian Calendar 2021

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  • Epiphany – January 6th
  • Ash Wednesday – February 17th
  • Palm Sunday – March 28th
  • Good Friday – April 2nd
  • Holy Saturday – April 3rd
  • Easter – April 4th
  • Pentecost – May 23rd
  • All Saints’ Day – November 1st
  • All Souls’ Day – November 2nd
  • Christmas – December 25th

Hindu Calendar 2021

Hindu
  • Makar Sankranti – January 14th
  • Thaipusam – January 28th
  • Vasant Panchami – February 16th
  • Holi – March 28th
  • Hindi New Year – April 12th
  • Rama Navami – April 21st
  • Dussehra –  October 15th
  • Deepavali – November 4th

Islamic Calendar 2021

Islam
  • Lailat al Miraj – March 11th
  • Lailat al Bara’ah – March 28th
  • Ramadan – April 12th
  • Eid-al-Fitr – May 13th
  • Eid-al-Adha – July 20th
  • Hijra (Islamic New Year) – August 9th
  • Day of Ashura / Muharram – August 18th
  • Milad-un-Nabi – October 19th

Jewish Calendar 2021

Jewish
  • Purim – February 26th
  • Passover – March 27th – April 3rd  
  • Yom HaShoah – April 8th  
  • Shavuot – May 16th
  • Rosh Hashana (Jewish New Year) – September 6th – 8th
  • Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) – September 15th
  • Sukkot – September 20th – 27th
  • Shemini Atzeret – September 27th – 29th
  • Hanukkah – November 28th – December 6th