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Diwali (or Deepavali, the "festival of lights") is an ancient Indian festival celebrated in autumn (northern hemisphere) or spring
(southern hemisphere) every year. It is an official holiday in Fiji, Guyana, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal,
Singapore, Sri Lanka, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness or good over
evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair.Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors and
windows, around temples and other buildings in the communities and countries where it is observed.- wikipedia.org
DIWALI 2016 : Divali falls on a new moon day in the
month of October or November. Since the precise moment
of the new moon falls on different dates depending on
geographical location, the date of Diwali also depends
on one's location. In 2016 Diwali will be celebrated
on Saturday and Sunday, October 29th and 30th.
Celebrations begin with decorating homes with lights, Fireworks, Gift-giving
Observances Prayers, Religious rituals (see puja, prasad)
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Diwali Celebrations in the US, Canada and North America
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of Lights is also the Festival of Firecrackers. And Jaipur
has its share of talented shorgars, who have perfected the
craft of making and displaying fireworks into a fine art.
While weddings, private parties and public functions, sustain
them the year 'round, it is during Diwali that they make a
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festival is a 5 day Hindu festival in India which occurs
on the fifteenth day of Kartika. Diwali when translated
means "rows of lighted lamps" and the occasion
is also referred to as the Festival of Lights.
During Diwali, Indian homes are cleaned and windows are
opened to welcome Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. Lamps,
lights and candles are lit as a greeting to Goddess Laksmi.
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is the most popular
of all the festivals from South Asia, and is also the occasion
for celebrations by Jains and Sikhs as well as Hindus. The
festival of Diwali extends over five days. Because of the
lights, fireworks, and sweets involved, it's a great favourite
with children.The festival celebrates the victory of good
over evil, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance,
although the actual legends that go with the festival are
different in different parts of India. Diwali, the Hindu
festival of lights, is the most popular of all the festivals
from South Asia, and is also the occasion for celebrations
by Jains and Sikhs
Jersey Schools rethink holidays for Diwali. "School
calendars reflect their communities and they are not just
Judeo-Christian anymore,'' said Rich Vespucci of the state
Department of Education. "In a state like New Jersey,
which is a gateway into the United States, it's not unusual
to see changes in the calendar." NorthJersey.com,
is the land of festivals but Diwali is one of the few grandest
indian festival celebrated all over India with equal enthusiasm
and zeal. Diwali Festival is the abbreviation of the Sanskrit
word 'Deepavali', which means 'rows of lights'. - IloveIndia.com
Celebrations Around The World: Includes references to
Diwali celebrations in Britain, Guyana, Indonesia, Malaysia
, Mauritius, Nepal, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago