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Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Oct 26, 2008

Wishing HaPpy Diwali

Diwali -

The festival of lights!

Deepavali, or Divali is a major Indian festival, and a significant festival in Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism. [3] Many legends are associated with Diwali. Today it is celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs across the globe as the "Festival of Lights," where the lights or lamps signify victory of good over the evil within every human being. The festival is also celebrated by Buddhists of Nepal, particularly the Newar Buddhists.

In many parts of India, it is the homecoming of King Rama of Ayodhya after a 14-year exile in the forest.[4] The people of Ayodhya (the capital of his kingdom) welcomed Rama by lighting rows (avali) of lamps (deepa), thus its name, Deepavali. This word, in due course, became Diwali in Hindi. But, in South Indian languages, the word did not undergo any change, and hence the festival is called Deepavali in southern India. Southern India marks it as the day Lord Krishna defeated the demon Narakasura.
Diwali is celebrated on the first day of the lunar Kartika month, which comes in the month of October or November.

HaPpy Diwali 😁😁
Diwali -

The festival of lights!

HaPpy Diwali 😁😁
Happy Diwali to all....

Harshad Italiya
Harshad Italiya • Oct 26, 2008
Same to you guys
Yamini L
Yamini L • Oct 27, 2008
May This Diwali be as bright as ever.
May this Diwali bring joy, health and wealth to you.
May the festival of lights brighten up you and your near and dear ones lives.
May this Diwali bring in u the most brightest and choicest happiness and love you have ever Wished for.
May this Diwali bring you the utmost in peace and prosperity.
May lights triumph over darkness.
May peace transcend the earth.
May the spirit of light illuminate the world.
May the light that we celebrate at Diwali show us the way and lead us together on the path of peace and social harmony

jignesah.j • Oct 27, 2008

Hi..................................All member

Wish u all & your family a very very Happy Diwali

Jignesh & Family
"Deepavali" is the more commonly used term here in Malaysia.

Have a good celebration! πŸ˜€
gohm • Oct 27, 2008
Yes happy Diwali!! Here in the US it is on Tues (tomorrow).
raj87verma88 • Oct 28, 2008
Happy Diwali to everyone.

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