HAPPY DEEPAVALI!

Got a friend from India who is celebrating this festival, so I want to greet them HAPPY DEEPAVALI!

in reference to:

"Diwali




A row of lamps, part of the Diwali observance.


Also called
Translation: Row of Lights; Diwali, Festival of Lights


Observed by
Religiously by Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains. Other Indians celebrate the cultural aspects.


Type
Religious, India and Nepal


Significance
Celebration of the victory of good over evil; the uplifting of spiritual darkness.


Date
Decided by the lunar calendar


2009 date
17 October


2010 date
5 November


Celebrations
Decorating homes with lights, Fireworks, distributing sweets and gifts.


Observances
Prayers, Religious rituals (see puja, prashad)"
- Diwali - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (view on Google Sidewiki)

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