Diwali/Deepavali or Deepawali or Tihar (Hindu, Jain, Sikh, and Buddhist celebration)

A very popular festival known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali (Deepavali/Deepawali/Tihar in Nepal) is dedicated to the Goddesses Kali in Bengal and Lakshmi (the Goddess of Wealth) in the rest of India and Nepal. Diwali is associated with a story about the destruction of evil by Lord Vishnu in one of his many manifestations. The festival of lights lasts five days in India and in Nepal.

Thursday, November 4

More dates through October 24, 2022

Event Type

Religious Observance, Holidays & Observances

Event Topic

Religious & Spiritual

Event Audience

Students

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Group
Hindu Community, Jain Community, Sikh Community
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