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Diwali Celebrations in India

Diwali Celebrations in India

A star attraction on the Indian festival stage is Diwali – a joyous celebration that, generally, celebrates the triumph of excellent over evil. The festival’s name roughly interprets to ‘row of lamps/lights’ – that is why Diwali is widely called the festival of Lights. It takes place over a period of five days on auspicious dates throughout the end of Ashvin/start of Kartika – the Hindu calendar months that equate to the Gregorian calendar months of October/November. Continue Reading