Sunday, November 22, 2015


Diwali fell on November 11 this year. 

We read a non-fiction Diwali book, and a fiction one.

Diwali is a Hindu holiday. It is a beautiful holiday -- one of my favourites.
Diwali is the festival of light -- it celebrates the victory of light over darkness -- good over evil.
There are many candles lit in small diyas ( candle holders) inside and outside of the home.
There are often fireworks and then a family feast which includes many, many sweets. 
What's not to like about this holiday? 

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