(November 09) Today we're celebrating . . .  Diwali

Diwali (Hindu/Jainism)
Also known as Deepavali, Diwali is a joyous five day celebration celebrating the victory of good over evil.

It is also referred to as the “Festival of Lights” because special lamps, know as diyas or kandils, are lit as a sign of celebration and hope for humankind.

photo credit: McGun via flickr

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