|Tuesday, May 23
*Declaration of the Báb - Bahá'í
The celebration of the day in 1844 C.E. when he announced his identity as the Gate or herald of the new age in Shiraz, Persia (modern-day Iran).
*Birthday of Guru Amar Das - Sikhism
Guru Amar Das (1479 - 1574 C.E.) was the third of the Sikh Gurus.
Thursday, May 25
*Ascension Day - Christianity (Western and Eastern churches)
The anniversary of Jesus' ascension into heaven, celebrated forty days after Easter. In the Roman Catholic Church, this day is celebrated on Sunday, May 28th.
Friday, May 26
*Ramadān begins - Islam
A holy month of fasting and prayer, in which all adult and physically competent Muslims abstain from food, water, and sexual relations from dawn to sunset. Ramadān ends on June 24th.
Sunday, May 28
*Ascension of Bahá'u'lláh - Bahá'í
The anniversary of the death of the founder of the Bahá'í faith in Palestine in 1892 C.E. Adherents suspend work on this day.