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Houston Celebrates Diwali

Deepawali or Diwali means the festival of lights where the lights signify victory of Good over evil within every human being.

Diwali, India’s festival of Lights is the most important holiday for the global Indian community. And as the Indian population is growing in the United States, so is the awareness of our culture and our festivals. Let us take Houston for instance: Diwali celebrations are getting bigger and better in Houston.

Life Bytes host Ruchi M tours Houston in search for Diwali celebrations and what it means for Indians living abroad. Her first stop was at the Purshothaman family and friends Diwali party. Then she took a trip to the Meenakshi temple in Pearland, Texas to bring you the Diwali Mela. Following were are the Astha Laxmi Temple and spectacular fireworks from BAPS Swaminarayan Temple.

Story posted on November 2, 2008 @ 10:15 pm
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