Holi, India Also known as the festival of colors and love, this vivid spring festival brings all people together. The social barriers break completely, friend or stranger, rich or poor, men or women, children or elders, Hindu or not, all people come together to celebrate the end of the winter season. And most important to celebrate that everyone is the same!
Diwali - Hindu Festival of Lights, occurs between the months of October and November. Not only celebrated in India but Worldwide. Pray to God to remove evil (darkness) and provide enlightenment of Hindu knowledge (Lightness) - Hindu Festival of lights #India. Families celebrate by lighting oil lamps and candles to signify the triumph of good over evil.
An Indian potter paints earthenware lamps ahead of Diwali, or the Hindu festival of lights, in Amritsar, India. Hindus light lamps, wear new clothes, exchange sweets and gifts and pray to goddess Lakshmi during the festival.
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Happy 'Diwal'i by NASA via intentblog: Diwali, the annual Hindu 'Festival-of-Lights', is currently lighting up the sky in India! The five day festival is celebrated between mid-October and mid-November in India each year and is one of the most important celebrations of the year for Hindu and Jain families. Traditionally, people light small clay lamps filled with oil to signify the triumph of good over evil, wear new clothes, and celebrate by sharing sweets with family and friends.
DIWALI VASTU - Although people follow the traditional way of celebrating Diwali, they can reap much more, if they just adapt the principles of Vastu to the traditional way. Vaastu, the science of placement, can be put to good use in your home and workplace on Diwali day, not only to bring positivity inside, but also to receive the blessings of the reigning deities of this festival.