The Dreaming .
ISLAM – Waqf al Arafa (8/10)
HINDU – Krishna Janmashtami (8/12)
BUDDHIST, Japan – Obon (Ulambana) (8/13 – 16)
Obon, or simply Bon, is a festival celebrated within Japanese Buddhism in honor of ancestors. Families visit and clean graves of the deceased to then welcome them back to the household ancestral altar. Families gather for Bon Odori, a nearly 600-year-old dance originating in folk traditions.
CHRISTIAN, Catholic – Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary (8/15)
CHRISTIAN, Orthodox – Dormition of the Theotokos (8/15)