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How People Celebrate Diwali Festival All Over The World

Diwali is a five-day festival that usually hold around the world and it is used in celebrating the victory of good over evil.

The people who partake in this event are mostly Hindus, Sikhs and Jains around the world and they also call it Festival of lights.

They also use the event to celebrate one of the Hindu gods, Lord Ram and his return after his 14 years of exile.

The Sikhs use the event to celebrate the release of the sixth guru, Guru Hargobind in 1619 after the Emperor at the time jailed him for the militarization of the Sikhs.

The event includes, lighting of candles and fireworks and also rangoli art and that's when people use colured powder, flower petals and other materials to draw very complex designs on the ground.

Different places celbrate the festival in different ways.

Sikhs and many devotees still go to the Golden Temple of India.

In Nepal, they call it the Festival of Lights. Many houses decorate the front of their house with coloured lights.

But the coronavirus pandemic changed the way people celebrated this year event in some places.

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Diwali Festival of Lights Guru Hargobind Hindu Ram


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