- the Hindu festival of lights, celebrated as a religious holiday throughout India in mid-November.
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I have [an adopted] daughter from India who has a very distinct Hindu tradition, one that we would celebrate during Diwali.Mormons Rock!
June 5, 2011
In 2007, when Congress overwhelmingly passed a resolution recognizing the Hindu and Sikh festival of Diwali, Jindal abstained.The Jesus Litmus Test
July 15, 2010
- a major Hindu religious festival, honouring Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. Held over the New Year according to the Vikrama calendar, it is marked by feasting, gifts, and the lighting of lamps