Seven facts about Diwali, and how India’s Festival of Light crosses boundaries

Today millions of Indians will be celebrating the festival of Diwali, the Indian New Year, and Hong Kong will be no different. Derived from the Sanskrit word Deepawali, meaning row of lamps, the “Festival of Lights” is observed in the autumn, and will be celebrated in India nationwide. Far from their families, Indians in Hong Kong make Diwali special Over time, Diwali has become a national festival for most Indians, regardless of faith, with Jains, Buddhists and Sikhs also…

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