Religious festival

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A religious festival is a time of special importance marked by adherents to that religion. Religious festivals are commonly celebrated on reoccurring cycles in a calendar year or lunar calendar.

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Ancient Roman religious festivals

Category:Ancient Roman festivals

Christian religious festivals

For Christian festivals see Christian year and liturgical year, Category:Christian festivals

Hindu religious festivals

See Category:Hindu festivals

Hindu festivals include:

Islamic religious festivals

See Category:Islamic festivals, Islamic calendar

Islamic religious festivals include:

Messianic Jewish religious festivals

See articles at Messianic Judaism

'Messianic Judaism derives most of its liturgical influences directly from Judaism, though it adds additional elements from the Christian tradition for those Jews who come to faith in Jesus as the Mashiach of Israel. Appointed times, called mo'edim, follow the standard Jewish liturgical calendar, though additional hermenuetical applications are derived in light of the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

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Jewish religious festivals

See articles at Jewish holidays, Ancient Jewish Festivals and Category:Jewish holy days.

Jewish holiday, (or Yom Tov or chag or ta'anit in Hebrew) is a day that is holy to the Jewish people according to Judaism and is usually derived from the Hebrew Bible, specifically the Torah, and in some cases established by the rabbis in later eras. The holidays always occur on the Jewish calendar only. There are a number of festival days, fast days and days of remembrance, collectively known as "Jewish holidays" in English, ("Yamim Tovim" or "chagim" in Hebrew).

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