Tag Archives: Diwali

Bandi Chhor Divas Reflection: A Lesson In Selflessness

New York,USA: This week, most of those of South Asian descent around the world are celebrating Diwali, the “festival of lights” that is rooted in the Hindu tradition. It is one of the major celebrations of the year for Hindus, Jains and Sikhs, and was even recognized in a video by President Obama in 2009, and in his Diwali greetings this year, he ...

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Young Hindus, Sikhs hope diversity will prevail during Diwali

Canada:-It takes skill to handle South Asia’s overlapping complexities of religion and culture, the three friends say Can India’s most popular festival bring together the disparate South Asians of Canada? For Vancouver’s Milan Singh, Diwali is the fun and sacred time of year when she says “all my friends crash my parents’ house” to hang out, pray, eat her mother’s ...

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