Celebration of the Diwali Festival in Amsterdam

Diwali, the festival of lights, also known as ‘‘lichtjesfeest’’ in the Netherlands, is one of the major Hindu festivals celebrated around the world. It is a five-day-celebration, day three, which falls today, is the day of the Laxmi Puja and the return of Lord Rama, after defeating the evil king Ravana on Dusshera, 20 days […]

What the Dussehra and Diwali Festivals Are About

On November 3, the 10th edition of the Diwali Festival was celebrated in Amstelveen, which gathered over 23,000 participants. Diwali is a hindu festival of lights, which takes place over the course of five days during Kartika, the 8th month of the year in the Hindu calendar. It represents the spiritual victory of the light […]