Friday, February 15 — Parinirvana or Nirvana Day is a Mahayana Buddhist observance of the death of the Buddha. It is a time to reflect on one’s life and how to better focus on achieving the perfect peace of Nirvana.
Sunday, February 17 — Second Sunday of Lent. A suggested reading is Matthew 17: 1-9.
Sunday, February 17 — Triodion for Orthodox Christians marks the beginning of the fourth week of preparation leading to the Great Lent.
Thursday, February 21 — Malcolm X Day commemorates the assassination of this Afro-American leader in 1965 and the struggle for liberation of the oppressed everywhere.