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About Deepavali (Diwali), the Hindu Festival of Lights

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It’s bright, it’s colourful and it celebrates the triumph of good over evil. MANDY LIM BEITLER lights an oil lamp as she learns more about the ancient festival of Deepavali or Diwali, celebrated all over the world wherever Hindus reside. 139 more words


Lost the Essence of Festivals

Recently most of us celebrated Diwali, one of the largest and brightest festivals. But with time as many things have changed then how can Diwali be the same? 443 more words

Diwali 2015

We celebrated Diwali yesterday. Diwali is one of my favourite festival. I missed India a lot. The colours, flowers, sweets, diyas…. (and no.. not the crackers). 148 more words


The Festival Of Lights

The festival of Lights surrounds me again and i feel its time to light up the dark.

Deepavali or Diwali is an Indian Festival which is celebrated each year in order to celebrate the return of Lord Ram after the 14 years of exile ( as per the Hindu mythology ) . 214 more words


Diwali 2015

Diwali is the festival of lights which is celebrated all over India with great gusto. Women enjoy making sweets and lighting diyas after doing Lakshmi Puja and kids love to burn crackers . 83 more words

सुख - समृधि - धन

हर पल रौनक घर में आए
आँगन खुशियों से धनी हो जाएँ ।
हाथ जोड़कर शीश नमन करे कवि प्रणाम
माता लक्ष्मी की कृपा सुख – समृधि – धन बरसाए ।

Hindi Poem

How much light does it take to light up the entire night sky


A river,

That flows with passion and purpose

Meanders slowly

Around a rock – glowing purple

A hue deeper than itself


Polished, shiny, new… 81 more words