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Diwali (or Dipawali दीपावली Devanagari) is a Hindu festival of lamps. In Nepal, also called Tihar and Swanti. The Sanskrit word "Dipa" means the lamp, and "awali" - the government, so to say, the government dipawali lamps. Inflammation of the lamp is a metaphor for the victory of light over darkness, good over evil. Therefore, light illuminations are the main attraction of this holiday. Diwali is the most important symbol of the oil lamps in baked clay, which are lit before every house to welcome Lakshmi, the goddess of luck and prosperity. Holidays are also a setting for fireworks, fireworks and flower decorations. Diwali is celebrated with great gusto, a time of joy, gifts and family gatherings, as well as participate in a specially prepared on this occasion cultural events. Dipavali induskiej district of Little India in Singapore, It is one of the most important traditional holidays celebrated throughout India, this is an opportunity to meet with friends, family and the common rejoice in the victory of light over the forces of darkness. Diwali is a festival of light and joy, announces the coming New Year. Diwali is a movable feast and theoretically lasts five days. Break in university teaching allows for an almost monthly holiday. Family holidays in nature tends to visit relatives. The Spirit of Diwali ends, once all the relatives, friends and neighbors blessed sweets.

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