Happy Diwali

Diwali is India’s biggest and most important holiday of the year. The festival gets its name from the row (avali) of clay lamps that Indians light outside their homes to symbolize the inner light that protects you from spiritual darkness. This festival is as important to Hindus as the Christmas holiday for Christians.

As much I wished to be India for this celebration, I went to an outdoor event here in California, where all Indians came together to celebrate in all it’s colors and happiness

Just being there to capture some moments

The vibrant colors of Indian fabrics

Indian sweets and other moods

May the country of India, I carry in my heart , receive the inside light all the times and may the future look bright in their souls.

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25 Responses to Happy Diwali

  1. Lovely Cornelia, India seems to be lighting everyone’s up. It is absolute beauty. Thank you for sharing this.

    Narayan x

  2. Athira says:

    Beautiful Cornelia..

  3. You have captured the vibrant essence of Diwali so beautifully, Cornelia!

  4. Klausbernd says:

    Dear Cornelia,
    WOW, it looks like in India. These colours are mind blowing. You captured this feeling of India perfectly well.
    Thanks for sharing and wishing you a wonderful weekend
    The Fab Four of Cley
    πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  5. Yes Cornelia you have surely captured each and every vibrant colours of Diwali. Such is our India with all their lights and happiness. Happy Diwali to you too.

  6. Peter Klopp says:

    Going to a local Indian festival in California must have filled your heart with joy, Cornelia. The colourful images indicate to me that it was a good substitute for the desired journey to India.

  7. Diwali popped up on my phone calendar yesterday and I wondered what it was. Thanks for this post which is so beautiful, Cornelia.

  8. Tina Schell says:

    Gorgeous images Cornelia. It seems much of India’s colorful culture was present in California even if only for a short time.

  9. Happy Diwali. My co-workers shared some delicious Diwali desserts and festive joyful greetings last week. It’s a beautiful, wonderful Celebration of Culture and People. Love the pictures, so vibrant and alive. Thanks.

  10. arv! says:

    well said, Cornelia. This festival is akin to Christmas. The celebration centers around family and gifts. You have captured the essence of Diwali-the colors!

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