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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The city of Edinburgh is celebrating Diwali this weekend on 29th Oct 2017, which celebrates the Hindu, Sikh and Jain festival of lights.
SUKKUR -- Members of the Hindu community in Sukkur celebrated 'Diwali' the annual festival of lights on Thursday.
Summary: Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 19 (ANI): Jawans of the Indian Army lit up border in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate festival of lights, Diwali, on Thursday.
Summary: The who's who of Bollywoodd turned up at Ekta Kapoor's residence to celebrate the Indian festival of lights
The crew members also helped create a traditional rangoli to celebrate the festival of lights.
The Indian festival of lights, called Diwali, also known as "Deepawali," is the five-day festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Buddhists around the world.
A SPECTACULAR celebration of cultural diversity will be held in two of north Coventry's parks this month to embrace Foleshill's Festival of Lights.
This year, the Festival of Lights has three themes: Christmas Fiesta; Classic and Epic Christmas; and Sweet and Magical Christmas by award-winning directors Voltaire de Jesus and Luther Gumia, with musical score by Jazz Nicolas of Itchyworms and Mikey Amistoso of Watusi Manila.
Diwali is the five day Festival of Lights and is traditionally celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains and is one of the most significant festivals in Indian culture.
The Ayala Center's Festival of Lights opened Monday, November 9, at Ayala Triangle Gardens, with a blaze of lights and sounds, in time for the holiday season.
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