Happy Diwali !!!!

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    Diwali - India's festival of lights,

    This colourful pattern is called rangoli.

    Diwali to my mind is basically a giant nationwide form of house cleaning for a very esteemed VIP guest, a certain goddess of wealth. This huge operation spearheaded by the women of each household involves cleaning all aspects of the house and goes on to decorating all aspects of it and on the big day lighting it up with as many diyas [small earthen lamps] as humanly possible

    Read more about it here.

    Jennifer Esperanza, pjebsen, and 33 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Design IQ [deleted] 104 months ago | reply

      lovely !!!!

    2. ezd_cr 103 months ago | reply

      This is wonderful, here in Guatemala we have something called Barrilete which is alike. Beautiful!!

    3. upadhyayhardik 103 months ago | reply

      Sabko Diwali ki bahut bahut subh kamanaye
      aur
      Nutan Varsha Abhinandan

      Dipawali Mubarak ho yaar

    4. Bobby StClaire aka Corey FREY [deleted] 103 months ago | reply

      interesting,thanks!

    5. terrace 103 months ago | reply

      Greetings. As an American hippie (I say that proudly) I just have to say, what a beautiful and soulful culture you have. I was privileged to see Ravi Shankar in concert when I was 16. The artwork and colors are fantastic. I hope you don't mind, I will be celebrating Dinali from now on, in my own way. May this beautiful light spread to embrace us all. Bless you all, my brothers and sisters. terry

    6. keshav99 103 months ago | reply

      happy diwali! or deepavali however you want to spell it. those idiots who talk about noise and air pollution are just loners. HAPPY FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS! btw, nice rangoli

    7. Thant Zin 18 103 months ago | reply

      Happy diwali!!! It amazing!!!

    8. chaitanya22 103 months ago | reply

      Happy diwali to everyone. i love this diwali verymuch as it is verycolorful with lights. i miss my familymembers this diwali. i wish this diwali should be bright and colorful to everyone.

    9. Captain Nandu Chitnis 103 months ago | reply

      Wonderful Raangoli!!

    10. syamjonna 103 months ago | reply

      Finally India and Indian festivals are being noticed.One billion people with great religion and wonderful philosophy of life were hardly noticed by the world community. It is about time Happy Diwali.
      Syamala

    11. anshu_si 91 months ago | reply

      Wonderful Pic

    12. Amita Sharma 91 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called happydiwali, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    13. Denise V&A Web Team 89 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Celebrations of Light, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    14. suspicious_minds 79 months ago | reply

      this picture is quality
      the colors have come out brilliantly =]

    15. !sathyajith 79 months ago | reply

      Happy Diwali!!!

      Happy Diwali!!!  Thiwali

    16. Healed By Art [deleted] 67 months ago | reply

      Lovely,Happy deepavali,Happy diwali

    17. t-s-ias 54 months ago | reply

      Lovely Capture.. I wud like to use this picture in my diwali album on my facebook page .. would you grant permission to do so? Facebook page Go Out Mumbai..

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