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Sorry if it has been asked already but what is DIWALI?

 
togo90210

Asked by togo90210 at 7:02 PM on Nov. 5, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I wasn't sure either so I looked it up....www.diwalifestival.org
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 7:08 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • Its the Hindu Festival of Lights.
    Joylynn77

    Answer by Joylynn77 at 7:20 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • ahhh...okay thanks :)
    togo90210

    Comment by togo90210 (original poster) at 7:22 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is the most popular of all the festivals from South Asia. It is also an occasion for celebration by Jains and Sikhs.


    The festival of Diwali extends over five days. Because of the lights, fireworks and sweets involved, it's a great favourite with children.


    The festival celebrates the victory of good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance, although the actual legends that go with the festival are different in different parts of India.

    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 7:24 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

  • Thanks for the answer, I wondered myself.
    JazzyJes

    Answer by JazzyJes at 8:26 PM on Nov. 5, 2010

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