Did You Know? Countdown to Diwali (10/30)


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About Diwali, the Hindu
Festival of Light

Oct 30 : 06 days to Diwali

Did you know that sweet pastries are traditionally served during the Festival of Diwali?

Two of the most popular treats are laddus — sweet wheat balls filled with dried nuts and fruit — and karanjis — deep fried, flour dumplings stuffed with coconut and sugar.

Diwali, or the “festival of lights” is celebrated by Hindus across India and the huge Hindu diaspora spread all over the world. This multi-day festival, whose name literally means “row of lighted lamps“, is celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm and is the most important Hindu festival on the annual calendar. Join us as we present a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Diwali.

Diwali begins Friday November 05, 2010.

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