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The Festive Days of Diwali!

Happy Diwali! Today happens to be one of the most auspicious days for the world’s second most populated country – India! Diwali is known as the festival of lights. Homes, offices, and shops are illuminated a few days before Diwali using diyas which are small earthen containers that hold oil and a cotton wick, lit to drive away evil. Intricate patterns and designs are made using brightly colored sand along with seasonal flower petals. The night sky is always full of fireworks in celebration of the festival! Read the post to find out how Diwali is celebrated across India and the world!

The Festive Days of Diwali!

Happy Diwali! Today happens to be one of the most auspicious days for the world’s second most populated country – India! Diwali is known as the festival of lights. Homes, offices, and shops are illuminated a few days before Diwali using diyas which are small earthen containers that hold oil and a cotton wick, lit to drive away evil. Intricate patterns and designs are made using brightly colored sand along with seasonal flower petals. The night sky is always full of fireworks in celebration of the festival! Read the post to find out how Diwali is celebrated across India and the world!