festival of lights : diwali

slide_323275_3070148_free Yesterday was the official day of celebrating Diwali, a very significant and joyful holiday in India for Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. These beautiful photos capture some of the festivities which involve lots of lamps (small clay ones pictured above), lanterns (below) and special treats.

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(*Images via Huffington Post)

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