Got a friend from India who is celebrating this festival, so I want to greet them HAPPY DEEPAVALI!in reference to:
A row of lamps, part of the Diwali observance.
Translation: Row of Lights; Diwali, Festival of Lights
Religiously by Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains. Other Indians celebrate the cultural aspects.
Religious, India and Nepal
Celebration of the victory of good over evil; the uplifting of spiritual darkness.
Decided by the lunar calendar
Decorating homes with lights, Fireworks, distributing sweets and gifts.
Prayers, Religious rituals (see puja, prashad)"
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