There are many Hindu festivals in a year , each with deeper meaning of life , righteousness , mindfulness , duty , phases of life , family life. Of all , Diwali is the festival of lights ; signifying triumph of good over evil. We keep small clay made lamps in the house . The name “Diwali” comes from “Deepavali ” which means row of lamps ( “Deepa” or “Diya”).
We also visit family and friends , exchange gifts , burst fire crackers and believe all of these good work keep the evils away from our and our loved one’s lives. Continue reading “Festival of Lights : Diwali (in pictures and words)”