Happy Diwali! Shubh Deepavali! [Hindu Holiday]

Diwali is one of the biggest holidays of the Hindu calender. It's the last big festival before the quiet month of December. Particularly in the west, Diwali is an opportunity for outreach and many Hindu groups in America hold melas (celebrations) designed to bring in non-Hindus to learn more about Hinduism.For many it is the mark of the Hindu new year (some regions have their own individual new years). It is often called the Festival of Lights and one of its most recognizable features is … [Read more...]

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