This category lists pages and sites that tell about the Hindi festival of Diwali. Marking the start of the Hindu New Year, Diwali is celebrated for a period of 5 days each year. It always ends the 15th day of Hindu month of Ashwin, which falls somewhere in the months of October or November on the traditional calendar.
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Can a Christian Celebrate Diwali?
Case study on whether a Hindu convert to Christianity can continue celebrating Diwali by reinterpreting it.
Diwali in West Bengal
Features the celebration of the five day festival in Calcutta.
Festivals of Bharat - Deepavali
Explains what the festival signifies and what each day means. From Hindunet.org.
Indian Festivals: Diwali
Very brief description of the festival.
More About Diwali
Interesting and practical information about the festival of lights in India.
The Story of Diwali
Explains what the festival symbolizes, and how it is observed.
TeacherLink Lesson Plan - Diwali: Hindu New Year
Mini-unit designed for use in the fourth through sixth grade classroom. Provided by Utah State University.
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