“May the Ever Pervading Lamp of Awareness Continue to Brighten and Guide Your Life” — DEEPAK CHOPRA

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YONKERS. NY — November 14, 2020 — Diwali is the Indian “festival of lights”—a holiday that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. This year, Diwali will be celebrated on November 14. Though technically religious, it’s also become a cultural event in North America that’s celebrated with sweets and special foods. Diwali (also called Divali or Deepavali) is a “festival of lights” that celebrates …

eHezi“May the Ever Pervading Lamp of Awareness Continue to Brighten and Guide Your Life” — DEEPAK CHOPRA

Why Not Diwali Holiday? Hindus Ask Valley Stream School District

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Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Diwali holiday in VSCHSD would be a step in the positive direction in view of presence of a substantial number of Hindu students in the District; as it was important to meet the religious and spiritual needs of Hindu pupils. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of …

eHeziWhy Not Diwali Holiday? Hindus Ask Valley Stream School District