Happy Diwali The Festival of Light

DIWALI is now underway, with the five-day Festival of Light celebration being observed by millions around the globe. Posted by thesun The festival of light sees Hindu homes being decorated with candles and lights and people sharing gifts – but what is the celebration about? GETTY – CONTRIBUTOR Diwali celebrates the Hindu belief that good…

Happy Diwali 2015

Diwali (or Deepavali, the “festival of lights”) is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn (northern hemisphere) or spring (southern hemisphere) every year.[3][4] Diwali is one of the largest and brightest festivals in India. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of good over evil. The preparations and rituals typically extend over a five-day period, but the…

Happy Diwali: "festival of lights"

To all our friends and family celebrating Diwali, blessings of Health, Happiness and Good Fortune! Diwali celebrations are spread over five days, from Dhanteras to Bhaiduj. In some places like Maharashtra it starts with Vasu Baras. All the days except Diwali are named according to their designation in the Hindu calendar. The days are: Govatsa Dwadashi or Vasu Baras (27 Ashvin or…