Festival of Lights

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Festival of Lights

n.
1. See Hanukkah.
2. See Diwali.
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Noun1.Festival of Lights - (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BCFestival of Lights - (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
Chislev, Kislev - the third month of the civil year; the ninth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in November and December)
Tebet, Tevet - the fourth month of the civil year; the tenth month of the ecclesiastical year (in December and January)
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Ahteshamul Haq, a farmer of Ram Dewali, quoted his elders as saying that farmers [in the past] had been using sugarcane for making jaggery (gur).
He said that Hindu employees have been given Festive allowance Rs 3000 at Dewali and Rs 5000 to Christian employees.
Recently marketed Dewali Dhamaka bombs of BJP are being successfully defused by the Congress brigade on social media.
The Prime Minister also celebrated Holy and Dewali with minorities and by doing so he proved that he was the leader of all, he added.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Inayat Ali Shah said to media person at Sadar police station that on the directive of DIG Bannu security was tightening in the district because of recent Dewali and Easter celebration of minorities.
4JB Ram Dewali in Faisalabad was then invited by Bill Gates to visit the Microsoft Headquarters in the USA.
Our lives should not be black and white but coloured," said a Hindu girl, Priyanka Dewali.
Mr Ramzan said it hosted religious festivals and functions including Eid, Dewali and Sunday prayers.
I would short the rupee at 53 for a 55 target and reiterate my call for Sensex 15000 sometime before Dewali.
Today teens want to celebrate the Valentine's Day as a big day or dewali as a festival just because of the media.
These villages included Dahan –e-Garmab or Qawm –e-Abdul Khaliq, Gandab, Qool Chakar, Qala –e-Lala, Dahan Ab Lataband, Qala –e-Morad Khan, Dewali, Qala –e-Madad, Dahan Qool Tizak, Dahan Shor Abak, Elahi Tizak, Sayed Mohammad, Kota Ashoor Mohammad, Gharha, Ab Paran, Dasht-e-Tizak, Ghawchak, Dasht Payeen, Ghulaman, Dahan Nake, Qool Bakhshi, Jawkar , and Tizak.
The Long Bleh then attacked the rest of the Long Way as well as all other Kayanic peoples on the Mahakam, until Liah's great-grandson, Ding Liah Baw, was defeated by a Kutai force and converted to Islam in the middle of the nineteenth century (see also Dewali 1848-49:22-27 October).