The Pale Blue Dot

Not only is April the birthday month of my brother Rick and my poet pal Ramesh but April has perhaps the most days of all the months of religious celebrations throughout the world.
I think it fit that as we acknowledge our spiritual connection to take a look at the home we all share.
  • April 1Ramanavami – Hinduism, Palm Sunday – Christian
  • April 5 – Maundy Thursday – Christian,Lord’s Evening Meal – Jehovah’s Witness Christians
  • April 6
  • April 6 – 9 – Theravadin New Year – Buddhist
  • April 7 – Lazarus Saturday – Orthodox Christian
  • April 7-14 – Pesach (Passover) Passover – Judaism
  • April 8Easter – Western Christianity, Palm Sunday – Orthodox Christian
  • April 13Vaisakhi – Sikhism, Holy Friday – Orthodox Christian
  • April 14 – Baisakhi New Year – Sikh
  • April 15EasterEastern Christianity, Easter/Pascha – Orthodox Christian
  • April 19 – Yom HaShoah  – Judaism
  • April 21 – First Day of Ridvan  – Baha’i
  • April 23 – St. George Day – Christian
  • April 27 – Yom Ha’Atzmaut  – Jewish
  • April 29 – Ninth Day of Ridvan  – Baha’i
  • April 30 – Saint James the Great Day – Orthodox Christian, Lazarus Saturday – Orthodox Christian
Photo credit ~ courtesy of the Carl Sagan Planetary Society and in the public domain.
Video uploaded to YouTube by . The Pale Blue Dot: The picture of Earth from 4 billion miles away. As told by Carl Sagan through  favorite films set to the music of Mogwai.

3 thoughts on “The Pale Blue Dot

  1. Wow..Judy I am so happy to see that I was given the privilege of taking birth on the first day of such a pious month,,.I had never looked at it.. and thanks for remembering me..

    Good to see you posting.. . and do visit Haiku Heights..Challenge… it will be soothing.. RS:)


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