Diwali

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Diwali

  1. 1. Diwali
  2. 2. Diwali , or Deepavali , is a major Indian festival, celebrated by Hindus.
  3. 3. Diwali is celebrated by Indians across the globe as the " Festival of Light ,“…
  4. 4. … where the “light” signifies victory of good over evil within every human being.
  5. 5. Diwali commemorates the return of the mythological king Rama to Ayodhya…
  6. 6. … after a 14 year exile in the forest, and a war in which he conquered the demon king Ravana. Public Domain picture from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Ravana.jpg
  7. 7. On this day people wear new clothes, meet their friends and relatives, eat sweets,…
  8. 8. … gift each other, decorate houses with lights and rangoli patterns, and set off fireworks in the night.
  9. 9. Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth is worshipped for a prosperous year ahead.
  10. 10. In India, Diwali is the most important festival of the year.
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