Diwali UK

Friday 13 November 2009

Diwali is a major Indian festival that is significant in Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism. According to Hindu reckoning, the date of Diwali falls on 15th day of the dark fortnight in the auspicious Hindu month of Kartik or the month of October/November in English calendar. This Diwali day falls on the amavasya or the no moon day. Diwali date comes 20 days after the popular festival of Dussehra or Vijaya Dashmi.