Religion Calendar, Aug. 24, 2010

Today, August 24, Hindus celebrate Raksha Bandhan, the festival of brotherhood and love. “Raksha Bandhan” means a thread for protection.

Also on this day Zoroastrians who follow the Shenshai calendar celebrate the birthday of Zoroaster. Also known as Zarathushtra, the Iranian prophet and philosopher founded the Zoroastrian religion.

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This post was last updated: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 6:14 PM, Central European Time (CET)