It is a long-awaited and colorful festival of lights.
The word “Diwali” originates from Sanskrit and means “rows of lighted lamps”. During the celebration most public places are decorated with small oil lamps called diyas. One of the rites is worshipping Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth who gives blessings for the new year.
Diwali is about the triumph of light over dark and the power of good over evil. These days are special and plenty of people all over the world enjoy fireworks, sweets and the beautiful atmosphere of Diwali inimitable magic.
Updated: November 18, 2020