Diwali celebrations light up around the world

Diwali the Hindu festival of lights took place this week with celebrations around the world.   It takes place over a period of five days on auspicious dates during the end of Ashvin/start of Kartika – the Hindu lunar calendar months which equate to the Gregorian calendar months of October/November.  Diwali is a national Hindu festival that is also embraced by other religious denominations including the Sikhs and Jains.

Diwali celebrations light up around the world

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