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  • 1. Welcome to this presentation of Deepavali
  • 2. What is Deepavali?
    • Deepavali is the festival of lights for the Hindus
    • “ deepa” means lamp
    • “ avali means row
    • “ deepavali” means rows and rows of lamp
    • Deepavali is also known as Diwali
  • 3. DEEPAVALI
    • Lord Krishna killed a demon, Narakasura
    • Rows and rows of lights
    • Remove darkness and ignorance
    • Bring in light and knowledge
  • 4. Significance of Lamp
    • Light symbolizes knowledge
    • Light is Lord Himself
    • Remove darkness that symbolizes ignorance
  • 5. How is it celebrated?
    • It is celebrated for 5 days.
    • People light their houses with lots of little oil lamps
    • Special worships are done at home and temples
  • 6. Celebrations…
    • After sunset, fireworks are seen everywhere…each and every street…
  • 7. Celebrations…
    • Beautiful and colorful designs are put in front of their houses called “rangoli”
  • 8. Family Get-togethers This is a special occasion for everyone to come together and celebrate together…Special dishes and sweets are made and they eat together with their families
  • 9. Deepavali is a people oriented festival when amenities are forgotten and families and friends meet to enjoy and establish a world of closeness. The light from within shines through as the ignorance that blinds us fades away! Wish you all a very Happy Deepavali!!!