Though Diwali is a Hindu festival, people of all faiths and beliefs are welcome to participate in Diwali rituals! There are already versions of Diwali celebrated by Jains, Sikhs, and even some Buddhists. But many of the rituals are easy to perform, fun, and allow participants to reflect on the beauty of the world and […]
Diwali is derived from the word Deepavali that literally means ‘rows of lighted lamps’. The literal meaning of the word makes the festival more popularly known as the Festival of Lights. The festival of Diwali holds significant importance in many religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism.