Diwali - Festival of Lights


Diwali is the Hindu Festival of Lights. It is one of the most beautiful, awe-inspiring things one can experience in this lifetime. I remember the first┬átime I saw this festival taking place. I was a child. No older than 4 or 5. My dad took me into a local cemetery where the people were lighting candles and lamps. You’d think that it would be creepy being in a cemetery in the middle of the night but No, not at all. It was quite peaceful and beautiful. I’ve only had the chance to experience this festival once and it has stuck with me ever since. I guess that’s why I enjoy Christmas so much now but the lights put out for Christmas pale in comparison to the flickering light show put on during Diwali. So, just what is Diwali anyway?

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