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Diwali: Faiths, Festival and Cultural Extravaganza


By Jasbir Singh    Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is a widely celebrated festival in India and by people of Indian origin around the world. While Diwali has its roots in Hinduism, it is also observed by Jains, Sikhs, and some Buddhists. In the context of Jainism, Diwali holds special significance and is celebrated for different...

Diwali: A festival of all faiths of India


By Jasbir Singh Diwali, the festival of light is the celebration of life in India. It represents a celebration of the victory of good over evil, a celebration of feminine power - Kaali, of Dhanvantari, and the tradition of Ayurveda and above all Lakshmi – the goddess of wealth and wellbeing. The festival of Diwali...