Deepavali – Festival of Light

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Deepavali - Festival of Light
Deepavali - Festival of Light

Deepavali is commonly celebrated by Indian community in celebrating the victory remark for the defeat of evil and fight for win from the darkness.

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Deepavali also symbolizes “Good Triumphs Over Evil”, Indians always Illumine lighting in Hindu Temple and home in Deepavali festival as decoration and transmit the core value of culture.

Deepavali – Malaysia Festival of Light

Indians celebrate Deepavali in October or November, in the Indian calendar which falls on eighth month.

Indians treat Deepavali as extraordinary festival for them and take an opportunity as grand celebration; Indians woman would buy traditional garment, Sari for new clothes.

Indians woman would buy traditional garment, Sari for new clothes
Indians woman would buy traditional garment, Sari for new clothes

Furthermore, Indians also make a host for invite relatives and friends to their home to celebrate traditional and yearly festival, treat traditional homemade biscuits and pastries to guest. Visitor also can see Indian traditional decoration of geometrical patterns and design used by rice flour at the home entrance, called Kolams, also known as sand painting.

Kolams
Kolams

To signify the period of Deepavali festival, public locations like shopping mall also have a Kolam painting on the floor with beautiful and colourful of design, tourists and shoppers would take a photo to it.

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