Did You Know? Countdown to Diwali (11/02)

dyk-diwali

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

Nov 02 : 03 days to Diwali

Did you know that Hinduism is the third largest religion, with over one billion adherents?

Christianity and Islam outpace Hinduism in worldwide numbers with 2.1 billion Christians and 1.5 billion Muslims.

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.


Signup for our Did You Know? Holiday Countdown emails or follow us on Twitter – twitter.com/holidaysnet (@holidaysnet)



One Response to “Did You Know? Countdown to Diwali (11/02)”

  1. Tweets that mention Holiday Rap – Holidays on the Net Holiday Blog » Blog Archive » Did You Know? Countdown to Diwali (11/02) -- Topsy.com Says:

    [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Holidays on the Net and Holidays on the Net, Phyllis Downing. Phyllis Downing said: RT @holidaysnet: Did You Know? (Diwali): that Hinduism is the 3rd largest religion, with over one billion adherents? http://hday.es/aW8H5f [...]

Leave a Reply

© 2014 Holidays on the Net Designed and Maintained by Studio Melizo