Happy Diwali !

posted on 5th of november, 2010

Dear fellow photographers @ Dreamstime,

Wishing you all happy and prosperous Diwali.

For those who are unaware about Diwali festival, please find the following :-

Diwali is one of the most significant and celebrated festivals of Hindus in India and residing all over the globe.It is usually celebrated towards the end of the calender year during November.

In Diwali people buy new clothes, sweets , and gift them to near and dear ones.Houses and properties are cleaned and white washed.

Some communities worship Goddess Lakshmi during Diwali. Children and elders celebrate Diwali by lighting earthen lamps in homes and firing crackers.

Traditionally, as per Hindu mythology, it all started when Lord Ram , a Hindu God, returned to his Kingdom, Ayodha, with his brother, Lord Lakshman and wife, Goddess Sita, ater 14 years of exile.His subjects welcomed him by lighting lamps throughout the Kingdom.

Comments (7)

Posted by Shopartgallerycom on November 06, 2010
Happy Diwali, even if I read too late this post!...:-)
Posted by Mariaam on November 06, 2010
Happy Diwali! ;)
Posted by Laurasinelle on November 05, 2010
Thanks for sharing, and Happy Diwalli!
Posted by FabioConcetta on November 05, 2010
Happy Diwali! Hellooooo!!!
Posted by smartview27 on November 05, 2010
Happy Diwali!
Posted by BCritchley on November 05, 2010
Happy Diwali to you also :-)

Posted by Picstudio on November 05, 2010
Happy Diwali to you my friend, may the devine light of Diwali spread in your life peace, prosperity, & happiness.

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