Posts Tagged ‘Festival of Light’

Vatican’s hope for Diwali – May the Transcendent Light illumine your hearts

Friday, October 24th, 2014

“May the Transcendent Light illumine your hearts, homes and communities, and may all your celebrations deepen the sense of belonging to one another in your families and neighbourhoods, and so further harmony and happiness, peace and prosperity.” This is the hope expressed by the Vatican Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue as it acknowledges the the Read more

Diwali … the Festival of Lights

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Wednesday was a public holiday in Fiji to mark Diwali, “the Festival of Lights” which is celebrated with much fanfare because a significant number of Hindus live there and celebrate the festival with traditional good will and rituals. Such is the euphoria that even the non-Hindu population participate in fun and celebrations related to the festival Read more