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10 Fun Facts for Kids About Vesak

Vesak is probably the most important holiday in the Buddhist tradition – celebrated around the world by both branches of Buddhism (Theravada and Mahayana). Many faith traditions pride themselves on specific rituals practiced by all followers on roughly the same day. In contrast, Vesak – like most Buddhist holidays – is highly influenced by culture.

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Celebrating Diwali in Canada - MapleandMarigold.com

Celebrating Diwali In Canada

Celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights, is a special time for millions of people around the world. Houses are decorated with oil lamps, candles, and strings of lights. Families feast and share gifts. This festival runs over a number of days and culminates in a night of fireworks. This used to be my favorite part of

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Day of the Dead Around the World

When you think of Day of the Dead or Día de Muertos, you often think of the Mexican holiday. But did you know that people celebrate Day of the Dead around the world, and that not all are celebrated during the same month? Day of the Dead Around the World Hungry Ghost Festival in Hong

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Teaching Kids about Religion by Traveling Around the World or Around the Block

One of the great joys of traveling with kids is observing their reactions to new cultures and ideas.  Their small world, the one you created in your own home, expands with every introduction to new people, places, traditions, and religions.  In particular, travel brings many opportunities to understand and appreciate the diversity of religious beliefs

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