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Painting lamps ahead of Diwali festival of light

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.

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!

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.

Some amazing facts about the Indian festival - #Diwali. Now know some interesting facts about Diwali in this #festive season. This INFOGRAPHICS is a part of Issue 4 of our free online #kidsmagazine, Mocomag. Subscribe today for free! http://mocomi.com/magazine/

Some amazing facts about the Indian festival - #Diwali. Now know some interesting facts about Diwali in this #festive season. This INFOGRAPHICS is a part of Issue 4 of our free online #kidsmagazine, Mocomag. Subscribe today for free! http://mocomi.com/magazine/