Saturday, October 17, 2009

Happy Diwali

It is Diwali or Deepavali - the festival of lights, the victory of light over darkness, enlightenment from darkness. It is celebrated in a big way in Mumbai. Almost all houses will have decorations featuring light at their entrances. There are fireworks displays by individuals and by corporates. Sweets and gifts are exchanged to celebrate the beginning of a new financial year by some trading communities. It is festival time in Mumbai!
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44 comments:

  1. I wish you & your family HAPPY DIWALI.

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  2. It's wonderful! A great holiday! Marvelous shot!

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  3. Fantastic picture. I wish you - and all my beloved Indian friends - a joyous Diwali.

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  4. WISHING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY A HAPPY ,PROSPEROUS AND SAFE DIWALI....LET THE LIGHTS OF DIWALI ILLUMINATE THE YEARS AHEAD...WITH REGARDS.

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  5. Wish you have a very Happy Diwali!

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  6. Oh joy! I feel it accross the sea here in Hawaii. Joy!


    Aloha, Friend!

    Comfort Spiral

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  7. Happy Diwali and all the best to you and your family!

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  8. A happy and blessed Diwali to you.
    Such a beautiful picture to represent the holiday.

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  9. A light is step towards positivity.
    Happy Diwali.

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  10. beautiful festival!
    Happy Diwali :)

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  11. Fantastic pic... Happy Deepavalee..

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  12. Hi Magic, here I am after another absence, much longer than I wished; but it seems yours has been much more extensive than mine... ;)
    Happy Diwali!! One day I'll manage to see it on the spot!!

    Blogtrotter is still travelling in Turkey, waiting your comments... Enjoy and have a great weekend!

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  13. Happy Diwali to you, your friends and family members :)

    You have got a great shot of Diya. Since last night I'm too trying hard but yet to get :(

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  14. The victory of light over darkness, what a wonderful festival.

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  15. I love the pic and love your description of the festival - Happy Diwali!

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  16. Happy Diwali, :O)
    Aleksandra

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  17. Happy Diwali to you too!! Hope you are enjoying all the celebrations and eating alot of sweets..

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  18. Happy Deepavali to you and family. May the glow of lights illuminate your heart and mind.

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  19. I love the simplicity of your photo. Enjoy the festival.

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  20. Celebrating the light is always worthwhile in any culture.

    Your photo is beautiful. Have a fun time.

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  21. Really a magical event. Beautiful picture!

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  22. Happy Diwali and thanks for the wonderful photography!
    :-)

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  23. Happy Diwali, and thank you for thie beautiful photo.

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  24. I hope you have a wonderful festival time. :-)

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  25. Happy Diwali. It sounds like a wonderful festival time.

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  26. Happy Diwali to you too! I like your colorful photo and explanation of the holiday.

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  27. Happy Deepavali! We have this celebration in Malaysia too, which is a multi-racial country.

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  28. Happy Deepavali! :) I'm a wee bit late though. I saw my neighbours lighting up lights as well. It was beautiful. :D

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  29. thanksss friend..sure u had a gr8 divali celebration..cheers

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  30. Wow, it's very early this year! I wasn't at all prepared! Hope it was a wonderful season for you and Bozo and those close ones.

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  31. Wishing you a very happy and properous diwali. Sorry for dropping by so late!

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  32. I hope I'm not too late to wish you a Happy Deepavali, I was away for the weekend and just got back yesterday.

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  33. Happy Deepavali! We have this celebration in Malaysia too, which is a multi-racial country.

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  34. Happy Diwali and thanks for the wonderful photography!
    :-)

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  35. Celebrating the light is always worthwhile in any culture.

    Your photo is beautiful. Have a fun time.

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  36. beautiful festival!
    Happy Diwali :)

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  37. A happy and blessed Diwali to you.
    Such a beautiful picture to represent the holiday.

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  38. I hope you have a wonderful festival time. :-)

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