#Diwali is one of the most important festivals of the Hindus. Diwali always falls on a new moon night. In the eastern part of the country it is celebrated as kali, laxmi ganesh puja. It is celebrated not only in #India but also abroad. Every one in the family gets up early in the morning and puts on new clothes. On the occasion of Diwali 2013, people exchange a lot of gifts.
Diwali/Lunar New Year/Festival of Lights Hindu festival for Goddess Lakshmi (source of health, fertility, and prosperity) and Her consort, God Vishnu (the preserver); focus is on peace-making and new beginnings. Offer your light!
Diwali festival of lights celebrated by Hindus worldwide (pix) I've always wanted to visit India and I love to show the girls pictures of this truly intoxicating country. CC Check out the program USAC has in India.
Holi Festival in India. Red-Purity, Green-Vitality, Yellow- Pious feeling, Blue- calmness and sedateness.
Celebrate Diwali with children with this book- Festival of Light, Deepawali Legends from around India. The author Radhika Sekar retells the different legends and stories behind why we celebrate Diwali in different parts of India. The book starts with the story of Krishna's wife, Satyabhama defeating Narakasura. Then comes the story of Yama and Yami and why Bhai Dhooj is celebrated and many more such Diwali stories! The tone of the book is playful and keeps the young readers interested in the…
Why is Diwali celebrated? Why are diyas lit? What do you say to greet someone a Happy Diwali ? Your students will enjoy knowing the answers to these and many more interesting questions with this 32 Scavenger Hunt Fun Facts pack on the Indian festival Diwali. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/DIWALI-DIWALI-SCAVENGER-HUNT-HOLIDAYS-2815417