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"Diwali" is a 2004 short romance comedy film written and directed by Nick Sivakumaran.

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Google previewReading Engagement, Grade 8 (2008)

by Janet P. Sitter

The Hindu New Year is called Diwali and is celebrated for three days in late October or early November. diwali is a festival of lights and a time for new beginnings. Hindus give cards and gifts; they make NewYear's resolutions and forget ...

Google previewBook of Composition

Diwali is a famous Hindu festival. It is a festival of lights, sweets and greetings. It generally falls in the last week of October or in the first week of November. It is celebrated all over India with great pomp and show. Diwali means, literally, a row of ...

Google preview90 Steps Towards Beginning of a Journey (2016)

by Deesha Sangani

The festival is called Diwali. It is that time of the year when everything is brightened up around. Diwali is a festival celebrated differently in different parts of India and around the world, yet there are a few common things like lighting up of lamps, ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopaedia of India (2006)

by K.R. Gupta & Amita Gupta

Diwali is a significant Hindu festival of lights. It marks the victory of good over evil. It is one of the most lively festivals in India. It is celebrated on the final day of the Vikram calendar, a Hindu calendar popular among the North Indians.

Google previewMaryland Medical Journal (1917)

Medicine and Surgery

Diwali is an excellent detergent, deodorant and hemostatic, and is ordorless and, to all intents and purposes, tasteless. THE OAKLAND CHEMICAL CO. ' 10 ASTOR PLACE NEW YORK. Doctor'— - _ x If You Want to BUY or. bacteria—the ...

Google previewInside Hinduism (eBook) (2003)

by Walter Hazen

Diwali is a family festival in that people exchange gifts and cards and invite friends to dine with them. Page 21 1. Holi comes from a princess named Holika. 2 . Holi is also known as the Festival of Color because it celebrates the changing colors ...

Google previewThe History of India (1866)

The Hindú and Mahometan Periods by Mountstuart Elphinstone

The diwali is a general festival, on which every house and temple is illuminated with rows of little lamps along the roofs, windows, and cornices, and on bamboo frames erected for the purpose. Benares, seen from the Ganges, used to be very ...

Google previewTrinidad & Tobago - Culture Smart! (2011)

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture by Tim Ewbank

Diwali is a Hindu festival, it is a national holiday observed by all religious denominations. It is celebrated with prayers and feasts, and climaxes in the lighting of thousands of deyas all over the country. These are small earthen lamps made from ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Almanac 2010 (2010)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Diwali is a festival of lights devoted to Laksmi, the goddess of wealth. During the festival, small earthenware lamps filled with oil are lit and placed in rows alongthe parapets of temples and houses and set adrift on rivers and streams. Diwali is ...

Google previewFood, Feasts, and Faith: An Encyclopedia of Food Culture in World Religions [2 volumes] (2017)

by Paul Fieldhouse

Diwali, known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most important of Hindu festivals and is celebrated throughout the subcontinent and among Hindu communities around the world. It is as important to Hindus as Christmas is to Christians ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

Diwali is a major holiday in India, but it is celebrated by people living outside of India as well. The name Diwali An Indian boy lights a lamp during Diwali. Sometimes people float the lamps on rivers. comes from a Sanskrit word that means “row ...

Google previewReligions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition [6 volumes] (2010)

A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices by J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann

Diwali (or Divali), the Festival of Lights, is the major Hindu festival of the year. It has become a national festival simultaneously celebrated by Jains, Sikhs, and even the Buddhists, each community pouring its own meaning into it. It lasts for five ...

Google previewKrishna in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia of the Hindu Lord of Many Names (2016)

An Encyclopedia of the Hindu Lord of Many Names by Lavanya Vemsani Ph.D.

Diwali, originally ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol (2014)

Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives by Scott C. Martin

An official holiday in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Malaysia, Singapore, and Fiji, Diwali is also celebrated throughout the world by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs. Opinions vary significantly ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of India (2005)

by Sunita Pant Bansal

Dlwali Diwali is one of the biggest and grandest celebrations in India, coming twenty days after Dussehra. It is also known as Deepawali, or a festival of lights, celebrating Rama and Sita's homecoming in the Ramayana. It signifies the victory of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Hindu Gods and Goddesses (1998)

by Suresh Chandra

The festivals associated with Ram's incarnation and celebrated in India are Ram Navmi, Diwali and Dussehra. The first one is associated with the birth of Lord, Ram, the seventh incarnation of Vishnu. This birthday of Ram falling on the ninth ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Year's Holidays Worldwide (2014)

by William D. Crump

Diwali is the time to worship Lakshmi and to dress in new clothes. It marks the financial New Year for Hindu businesses, which perform rites to open and venerate new account books, and it is an especially auspicious time to start any new ...

Google previewFirst Children's Dictionary (2016)

by DK

Diwali NOUN Diwali is the Hindu festival Diwali of light.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Fiji (2015)

by Brij V. Lal

DIWALI. This is the Hindu Festival of Lights and has been celebrated as a national holiday in Fiji since independence in 1970. It falls between midOctober and mid-November. For the North Indian indentured immigrants from eastern Uttar ...

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She asked me
How was Diwali
I said: it was fine.

Little did she
Know, I didn’t
Light a single
Deeya.

When your
Whole heart
Is burning,
Who needs
More light? (Aparna Chatterjee)
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