Diwali

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Diwali
The Rangoli of Lights.jpg
Rangoli decorations, made uisin coloured pouder, are popular durin Diwali
An aa cried Deepavali, Divali, Thee Vazhi, Festival o Lichts
Observed bi Hindus, Sikhs, Jains an ither faiths
Type Religious
Celebrations Diya an Lichtin, Home decoration, Shoppin, Firewirks, Puja (Prayers), Gifts, Feast an Sweets
Begins Dhanteras, 2 days afore Diwali
Ends Bhai Dooj, 2 days efter Diwali
Date Decidit bi the Hindu Lunisolar calendar
2014 date 23 October (Fuirsday)[1]
2015 date 11 November (Wadensday)
2016 date 30 October (Sunday)
Relatit tae Kali Puja, Diwali (Jainism), Bandi Chhor Divas

Diwali (Inglis pronunciation: /dɨˈwɑːl/) an aa cried the "festival o lichts", is an auncient Hindu festival celebratit in hairst every year.[2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Holiday Calendar Government of India
  2. The New Oxford Dictionary of English (1998) ISBN 0-19-861263-X - p.540 "Diwali /dɪwɑːli/ (also Divali) noun a Hindu festival with lights...".
  3. Diwali Encyclopedia Britannica (2009)