Diwali: Hindu festival of lights celebrations – in pictures

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  • Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Hindu devotees stitchery astatine a temple to connection prayers during Diwali, the festival of lights

    Colombo, Sri Lanka. Hindu devotees stitchery  astatine  a temple to connection    prayers during Diwali, the festival of lights
  • Ahmedabad, India

    Traders execute rituals during Chopda Pujan, a wide supplication ceremonial dedicated to the worship of relationship books, for Diwali astatine the Swaminarayan Gurukul. On this time ledgers and caller relationship books are opened by the mercantile assemblage aft a peculiar supplication and worship earlier the idols of Lord Ganesha and the Hindu goddess of wealth, Lakshmi, to gain their blessings

    Ahmedabad, India. Traders execute  rituals during Chopda Pujan, a wide    supplication  ceremonial  dedicated to the worship of relationship  books, for Diwali astatine  the Swaminarayan Gurukul. On this time  ledgers and caller   relationship  books are opened by the mercantile assemblage  aft  a peculiar   supplication  and worship earlier  the idols of Lord Ganesha and the Hindu goddess of wealth, Lakshmi, to gain  their blessings
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Sri Lankan Hindu devotees execute rituals astatine a Hindu temple

    Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Hindu devotees execute  rituals astatine  a Hindu temple
  • Hyderabad, India

    Hindu devotees transportation banana leaves to decorate their homes during Diwali celebrations astatine a market

    Hyderabad, India. Hindu devotees transportation  banana leaves to decorate their homes during Diwali celebrations astatine  a market
  • Kathmandu, Nepal

    Devotees worship a cow, regarded arsenic an incarnation of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi, during Tihar, the festival of lights that is celebrated astatine the aforesaid clip arsenic Diwali

    Kathmandu, Nepal. Devotees worship a cow, regarded arsenic  an incarnation of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi, during Tihar, the festival of lights that is celebrated astatine  the aforesaid  clip  arsenic  Diwali
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Worshippers ascent the coloured stairs to commune astatine the Batu Caves temple during Diwali

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Worshippers ascent  the coloured stairs to commune  astatine  the Batu Caves temple during Diwali
  • Kathmandu, Nepal

    A Hindu devotee worships a cattle during Tihar

    Kathmandu, Nepal. A Hindu devotee worships a cattle  during Tihar
  • Choti Chaupar, India

    Artists instrumentality a selfie successful beforehand of the replica of the Hawa Mahal palace successful Jaipur

    Choti Chaupar, India. Artists instrumentality     a selfie successful  beforehand   of the replica of the Hawa Mahal palace successful  Jaipur
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Hindu devotees commune astatine the Batu Caves temple during Diwali

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hindu devotees commune  astatine  the Batu Caves temple during Diwali
  • Ayodhya, India

    People ticker a laser amusement connected the banks of the stream Sarayu during Deepotsav celebrations connected the eve of Diwali

    Ayodhya, India. People ticker  a laser amusement   connected  the banks of the stream  Sarayu during Deepotsav celebrations connected  the eve of the Hindu festival of Diwali
  • Bhopal, India

    Indian women clasp sparklers successful Uttar Pradesh

    Bhopal, India. Indian women clasp  sparklers successful  Uttar Pradesh
  • Selangor, Malaysia

    A miss arrives astatine Batu Caves temple for Diwali celebrations. As Malaysia gradually eases its Covid restrictions, spiritual activities and prayers successful temples are allowed lone for fully-vaccinated individuals, with mask-wearing and societal distancing measures successful place

    Selangor, Malaysia. A miss  arrives astatine  Batu Caves temple for Diwali celebrations. As Malaysia gradually eases its Covid restrictions, spiritual  activities and prayers successful  temples are allowed lone  for fully-vaccinated individuals, with mask-wearing and societal  distancing measures successful  place
  • Jodhpur, India

    Indian women lighting lipid lamps successful Rajasthan

    Jodhpur, India Indian women lighting lipid  lamps successful  Rajasthan
  • Ayodhya, India

    People airy lamps connected the banks of the stream Saryu. More than 900,000 earthen lamps were lit and kept burning for 45 minutes arsenic the northbound Indian metropolis retained its Guinness World Record for lighting lipid lamps arsenic portion of the Diwali celebration

    Ayodhya, India. People airy  lamps connected  the banks of the stream  Saryu. More than 900,000 earthen lamps were lit and kept burning for 45 minutes arsenic  the northbound  Indian metropolis  retained its Guinness World Record for lighting lipid  lamps arsenic  portion  of the Diwali celebration