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How will you spend Diwali?

October 04, 2006


Diwali is just around the corner. In a few more days we will be pulling down our boxes of diyas, sorting out our decorations and planning the sweets or farsan/namkeen that needs to be prepared. There are firecrackers to be bought, plus the new clothes...

You can feel the festive atmosphere all around already. And, despite the onslaught of modernity, festivals represent our return to tradition, and Diwali is all about tradition and legend.

What are your plans? Where and how will you be spending this Festival of Lights? What will you be cooking for Diwali? How will you bring in Diwali that is celebrated all over India?

Tell us all about your Diwali plans.



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Sub: Diwali-I miss U

This is my third Diwali in Germany ,I am missing Diwali a lot !!!!.Here it is normally some of the Indian families having a dinner ...


Posted by Sonalini.Hegde





Sub: Diwali

In my opinion Deepavali or diwali as u call it is NOT a religious festival . It is to remind you to KILL THE EGO ...


Posted by venugopal





Sub: Spending Diwali

Will get up early in the morning of Diwali. Will clean my enite flat including common area. At around 5 pm, I will firmly place ...


Posted by Mahesh Jha





Sub: Diwali

Hi Happy Diwali to all


Posted by Chidananad





Sub: my diwali 2006

this diwali,i have decided not to burn fire crackers.may be by this decision of mine the environment can be saved by 0.0000000005% of pollution.i really ...


Posted by Divya




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