DIWALI – Festival Of Lights (Hindu)

| November 5, 2010


The festival of lights Diwali this year is celebrated today, the 5th of November 2010. This is the most celebrated Hindu festival in India and all over the world. Diwali falls on the new moon night and has a twin worship of Goddess Laxmi for wealth and prosperity and the celebration of return of Lord Rama from a 14 year exile.

Read more about Diwali…Their website has not been updated from last year, but there is a load of information about the festival.

Most Auspicious time for invoking the blessings of Maha Lakshmi on DIWALI:

for North & South America – 5th Nov. 2010
Time: 3:50pm to 5:00pm & 8:28pm to 10:35pm

for Europe, Africa & Middle East – 5th Nov. 2010

Time: 4:30pm to 5:45pm & 8:55pm to 10:59pm

for Asia(India), Australia & the Pacific – 5th Nov. 2010

Time: 4:34pm to 6:00pm & 9:03pm to 11:58pm


Basically Diwali is a way of expressing your joy and gratitude for the many little things God, and people around you have done for you. Although symbolically we light lamps it is utmost important to light the lamp of love and joy in at least one heart. If we do that this Diwali, it would certainly be a memorable one for years to come.

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