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This week Hindus celebrate Deepavalli (sometimes called Diwali) - festival of the lights. It is a time of joy and restoration. Homes are awake throughout the night and the deeyas, the small clay lamps, are kept constantly lit.  Nowadays there are electric options and sometimes candles are substituted ... but however it arrives, LET THERE BE LIGHT! (These shots are from my last Deepavalli in Australia.)


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16 comments:

  1. Thank you for SHARING this... we Know SO little about Hinduism ... What a Wonderful way to become educated.

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  2. I second what F & E said! Your photos are really pretty today (ok, they are really pretty most days!)

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  3. Thank you so much for your lovely message on our post today ...it was so comforting and thoughtful and really helped. Thank you!


    Lots of love, Angel Pip and family

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  4. Lovely colors and linghtful pictures - have a great celebrating time :-)

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  5. Beautiful contemplative images... delightful!
    Thanks for linking up at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2014/10/success.html.

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  6. I agree beautiful love the candles :-)

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  7. Beautiful images. Enjoy this year's festival.

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  8. Interesting. For how many nights do you burn candles?

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  9. Hari OM
    The festival is five days and lights are light through out - however the actual day of lights is on 23rd Oct this year. Celebrating alone that night alone this year but am travelling on Friday to meet a blogpal so will be doing one of the best things for day four...making new contacts and refreshing relations as I then travel down to be with family. It is a bit like Christmas and New Year rolled into one! YAM xx

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  10. Love reading and seeing all about your festival ~ wishing you a happy one ~ divine photos!

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

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  11. Love the candles in the printed glasses. Hope you enjoyed all the Deepavalli festivities!

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  12. It looks so pretty with all the candles lit up.

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  13. I so loved teaching when we would share one another's festivals. The fall brings so many, and my classroom communities were so diverse. It warms the cockles of my heart, or is that mind?
    You get my point.
    Gorgeous.

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  14. Beautiful shots - thanks for sharing! :)
    Happy Deepavalli!

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  15. wishing you a lovely deepavalli..
    happy WW :)

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