Diwali

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How To Celebrate Diwali

Diwali is a five day festival of light celebrated by Sikhs, Hindus and Jains around the world. It’s one of the most colourful and significant festivals in Indian culture taking place in family homes...
Samira Nanda

Diwali's Delicious Sweets Capture the Essence of India

In India, the ancient festival of Diwali, also known as The Festival of Lights, is undoubtedly its biggest and most important festival. With the desire to teach my young children my own Diwali traditions, we take a trek to our local Little India. Since sweets form such a central part of the celebrations, we spend a lot of time choosing them carefully.
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Happy Diwali!

Vancouver is set to light up in bright colours as city residents celebrate Diwali, the Indian "festival of lights". Festivities opened Tuesday with Diwali Fest (running until Nov.8) as Hindus, Jains a...

Why This Feminist Atheist Still Celebrates Diwali

I began to question religion at a very young age. I suppose my early interest in science and constant observations of the mistreatment of women in Hinduism and Indian culture played a large role. Thankfully, I was raised by an intelligent, progressive woman who welcomed and encouraged my critical thought. Even as I started to question religion in general and mine in particular, I continued to celebrate Diwali. It seems to be the one day of the year where the whole country puts aside its trivial differences, lights up, and celebrates together as one. That's a holiday that even the most crotchety atheists, this one included, can celebrate.