Diwali or Divali also known as Deepavali and the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. The festival preparations...
Deepavali (also spelled Devali in certain regions) or Diwali,[note 1] popularly known as the "festival of lights," is primarily a five day Hindu festival which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on...
India, the land of rich cultural heritage, has one or the other festival for every month. It is the spiritual and religious richness in India that each festival is related to some or other deity. One of such festival is the 'festival of lights' - Deepawali. It is the glorious occasion...
The Hindu festival of lights – Diwali
Deepavali or Diwali as it has come to be known as, means many things to many people. It means holidays from school, shopping expeditions for clothes, sweets, gifts and crackers to children. To the office-goer it means an annual bonus that can make all this happen...
Diwali (or Deepavali, the "festival of lights") is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year. Diwali is the biggest and the
brightest festival in India. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness. The festival preparations and rituals...
Rangoli, also known as kolam or muggu is a folk art from India. It is usually made during Diwali, Onam, Pongal and other Indian festivals. Typically consisting of bright colors, rangoli is a decorative design made in living rooms and courtyard floors during Hindu festivals . They are meant to be sacred...
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Novemeber 19, 2012
Diwali: Festival Of Lights (Extra Credit)
The event I attended was the celebration of Diwali Festival sponsored by the Indian Student Association of Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. This event was held on Thursday, November...
Firecrackers and fireworks are popular on the eve of Diwali.
Nowadays there is a significant growth in campaigns on creating awareness over the adverse impacts of noise and air pollution. Some governments drive to keep the festival less noisy and pollution-free. The Tamil...
Diwali is one of the most important festivals celebrated in India. It is celebrated on the darkest night of the year, which usually falls sometime in the beginning of November. Diwali, though, is the festival of lights.
All over India, homes are decorated with lights and earthenware lamps filled with...
Diwali The Festival Of Lights
An ancient celebration with deeply spiritual roots, this Festival of Lights is technically a tradition with a religious foundation, but all that are willing to share in the season of abundance are welcome. Thousands of oil lamps, fireworks, lavish...
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Monday, November 3, 2008
Home prices to cut by 25% this Diwali
There is good news for people who still have plans to buy home that most realtors are advertising cash discounts of 5-10 per cent on upfront payment...
Diwali also known as Deepavali and the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. The festival preparations and...
Diwali - Hindu Festival of Lights
Each year in October and November, Indian people who are followers of the Hindu religion celebrate the festival of Diwali by decorating their homes with hundreds of little lamps called divas.
The word Diwali is a contraction of deepavali - which literally means "cluster...
the world as it is an international topic which I can personalise easily. The text is presented as three separate paragraphs on Ramadan, Easter and Diwali and looks like it comes from a text book. The text is authentic so it is a good opportunity to develop students’ reading skills. Some of the text...
Diwali is the time to enjoy the delicious sweets, light the bright lamps and have a sparkling celebration. The festival has been celebrated for ages in India. But do you have any idea how and when did it first originate? The history of Diwali celebrations is nearly as old as the history of India. Here...
Many festivals are celebrated in India. Diwali is the most important festival of India. It is a festival of Hindus but everyone participates in it. It is called Deepawali also.
This festival falls in October or in the first week of November. When Lord Rama killed the Ravana-symbol of sin-and returned...
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Zen Monthly Stock List \ Diwali Stock is a short list of companies which we feel are currently available at attractive valuations, particularly when viewed with a medium\long term perspective.s. The stocks are categorised into...
Diwali is an important festival for Hindus.
The name of festive days as well as the
rituals of Diwali vary significantly among
Hindus, based on the region of India. In
many parts of India, the festivities start
with Dhanteras , followed by Naraka
Chaturdasi on second day, Diwali on the third
Good morning to one & all present here, today I, Arpit Patel of standard 8th is going to give a speech on DEEPAWALI.
DIWALI or DEEPAWALI, the festival of lights, is one of the important and widely spread festival celebrated in India. It is a celebration of lights, and for many, it is truly...
Diwali, the festival of lights, is one of the important and widely spread holidays celebrated in India. It is a celebration of lights, and for many, it is truly a sensory experience; some families decorate their houses with all sorts of lights and open up to the neighbors, sharing their...
Three Days Of Diwali
Deepavali is a festival of joy, splendor, brightness, happiness and a festival celebrated with light . It is the festival of lights...
This year Diwali being on November 9th Friday is an auspicious day for all of us!! I start waiting for Diwali many days before !! I buy new pairs of clothes and buy lots of fireworks(best part of Diwali)I paint my house, buy lots of gifts and distribute it amongst my loved ones and...
"The Festival of Lights"
India is the country of Festivals. Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals of India. It is a festival of joy, happiness, brightness and splendour. Diwali literally means ‘row of lights’. The real...
these festivals include Diwali, Holi, Raksha Bandhan, Lohri and Shakranth.
Diwali is the most well known Indian festival. Both Sikhs and Hindus celebrate this festival in exactly the same ways; the only difference is the reason behind the celebration. Hindus celebrate Diwali because it marks the homecoming...
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On November 8,2007 orkut greeted its Indian users happy diwali by allowing them to charge their orkut look to a diwali flavored reddish them on april fool day 2008,it temporarily changed its webpage to yogurt,apparently as a prank.
Diwali, the festival of lights, is one of the major festivals in Hinduism, and is one of the important and widely spread holidays celebrated in India. It is a celebration of lights and for many, it is truly a sensory experience; some families decorate their houses with all sorts of lights and open up...
these, Diwali perhaps is the most pan-Indian festival celebrated with great pomp and mirth throughout the length and breadth of the country, largely in Northern and Central India. Diwali, better known as Deepawali among the Indian masses, is a festival of lights.
There are many reasons why Diwali is celebrated...
Diwali festival is a 5 day Hindu festival in India which usually celebrated in October or November and lasts five days. 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...
Deepavali or Diwali (Sanskrit: दीपावली, Tamil: தீபாவளி, Nepali: दीपावली तिहार, Hindi: दिवाली, Gujarati: દિવાળી, Marathi: दिवाळी, Kannada: ದೀಪಾವಳಿ,Konkaniधाकली दिवाळी, Malayalam: ദീപാവലി, Oriya: ଦୀପାବଳୀ, Punjabi: ਦਿਵਾਲੀ, Telugu: దీపావళి) (also spelt Devali in certain regions) , popularly known as the...
An Essay on the Diwali Festival for School and College Students
Diwali is one of the most important festivals of India. The word Diwali is an incorrect from of the word "Dipawali" which means "rows of light". The festival of Diwali takes place on the fifteenth day in the month of Kartik when...