Monthly Archives: October 2014

Dhanteras…┬áthe first day of Diwali!

Hindu festivals are mostly grounded in mythology. So is Deepavali. Diwali or Divali. Diwali is┬ácelebrated in the north over five days. The first day of Diwali is called Dhanteras or Dhantryaodashi, (dhan- wealth and theras-thrayodashi-13). It is the thirteenth day … Continue reading

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Diwali-Deepavali stories!!

  Diwali or Deepavali means a line of lamps. Throughout our history, many stories have become associoated with this greatest festival of the Hindu diaspora. Most of us celebrate Diwali, but how many of us know the real reasons behind … Continue reading

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