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Diwali Festivity

Monday, October 24 Diwali 2022

Diwali is also known as Deepavali, Dipavali, Dewali, Deepawali, or the Festival of Lights. It is celebrated in October or November each year

Diwali is a festival of lights and is one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs. The festival usually lasts five days and is celebrated during the Hindu lunisolar month Kartika. Wikipedia

Observances: Diya and lighting, home decoration, shopping, fireworks, puja (prayers), gifts, feast, and sweets

Featured in religions: Hinduism, Newar Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism

Type of holiday: Religious holiday, Religious celebration