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Diwali Illuminates UMB

Diwali
Diwali

Diwali, popularly known as the “Festival of Lights,” is a festival celebrated between mid-October and mid-November. For Hindus, Diwali is one of the most important festivals of the year and is celebrated in families by performing traditional activities together in their homes. For Jains, Diwali marks the attainment of ‘moksha’ or ‘nirvana’ by Mahavira in 527 BC. Diwali is an official holiday in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname, Malaysia, Singapore, and Fiji.