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.

Monday, October 24, 2022

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Religious Observance, Holidays & Observances

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Religious & Spiritual

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Hindu Community, Jain Community, Sikh Community
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