Hanukkah isn't the one competition of lights. Each Autumn, Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Newars and Buddhists honor Diwali, one of the standard celebrations within the Hindu calendar. Diawli symbolizes the victory of sunshine over darkness, reality over ignorance, and good over evil.
The five-day celebration revolves across the darkest evening of the 12 months, and individuals mark the event by dressing in high quality garments, feasting with household, and naturally, lighting tons of oil lamps referred to as diyas in addition to many candles.
India is the massive dwelling of Diwali celebrations. This 12 months, the occasion kicks off Wednesday, Nov. 7, and the entire nation is at the moment alight with beaming smiles and magical flames. As digital music explodes throughout the Indo-Asian continents, dance music DJs and producers take part on the enjoyable.
Native Indian KSHMR is actually within the on enjoyable, as is ever-popular-in-Asia Alan Walker. Who else is celebrating Diwali? Check the social media posts beneath to seek out out.