Diwali (Divali, Dewali, Deepavali)


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Food & Cooking , Faiths , Holidays by Region , Divali , Fasts & Feasts , Fasts and Feasts , Hinduism , India

Description:
A brief description of the Hindu Festival of Lights and its celebration over five days (Dhantrayodashi, Narakchaturdashi, Laxmipujan [New Moon Day], Bali Pratipada, and Bhaubij). On the western calendar, Divali usually takes place from late October to early November.

Publisher:
The University of Kansas

Language:
English

Source:
http://www3.kumc.edu/diversity/ethnic_relig/diwali.html


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