Celebrating Diversity – April 27

Akshaya Tritya (Jain) – This day celebrates the day when the Lord Rishabha broke his first year-long fast by drinking sugar cane juice. To begin anything new is considered very auspicious on this day.

Source: www.multiculturalcalendars.com

Part of a posting series on multicultural events for 2009.

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