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Deepawali, Deepavali, Diwali, Divali


Deepawali, Deepavali, Diwali, Divali

Diwali , also called Deepawali , is a major Indian festival that is very significant in Hinduism , Sikhism and Jainism . It is Known as the “Festival of Lights,” it symbolises the victory of good over evil, and lamps are lit as a sign of celebration and hope for humankind. Celebrations focus on lights and lamps, particularly traditional deeya . Fireworks are associated with the festival. Deepavali festival is formally called Deepavali in South India. Divali is celebrated for five consecutive days at the end of Hindu month of Ashwayuja . It usually occurs in October/November, and is one of the most popular and eagerly awaited festivals in India .

2008 Diwali [Deepavali] on 28th of October

Deepawali, Deepavali, Diwali, Divali

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