Happy Diwali! : News Photo

Happy Diwali!

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[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Silhouettes of my son and daughter, enjoying the sparkling fire fountain they lit. Diwali is a major Hindu festival. This year it was celebrated on 28th October. Like Christmas, it is celebrated by people across religions in India. Unlike Christmas, the date its celebrated on keeps changing. As a matter of fact, it is celebrated on the same day of a Hindu calendar (Shaka Calendar and Vikrama Calendar), but both being Luni-solar Calendars, the dates differ from the Gregorian which is a Solar calendar. Finally something made it to explore after a long time. Explore #479 on Oct 31, 2008.
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[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Silhouettes of my son and daughter, enjoying the sparkling fire fountain they lit. Diwali is a major Hindu festival. This year it was celebrated on 28th October. Like Christmas, it is celebrated by people across religions in India. Unlike Christmas, the date its celebrated on keeps changing. As a matter of fact, it is celebrated on the same day of a Hindu calendar (Shaka Calendar and Vikrama Calendar), but both being Luni-solar Calendars, the dates differ from the Gregorian which is a Solar calendar. Finally something made it to explore after a long time. Explore #479 on Oct 31, 2008.
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Silhouettes of my son and daughter enjoying the sparkling fire... News Photo 160681096Daughter,Enjoyment,Females,Fire,Fountain,Gurgaon,Horizontal,Human Interest,India,Lighting,Males,Silhouette,Son,SparklingPhotographer Collection: Moment C Sharad Gupta[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Silhouettes of my son and daughter, enjoying the sparkling fire fountain they lit. Diwali is a major Hindu festival. This year it was celebrated on 28th October. Like Christmas, it is celebrated by people across religions in India. Unlike Christmas, the date its celebrated on keeps changing. As a matter of fact, it is celebrated on the same day of a Hindu calendar (Shaka Calendar and Vikrama Calendar), but both being Luni-solar Calendars, the dates differ from the Gregorian which is a Solar calendar. Finally something made it to explore after a long time. Explore #479 on Oct 31, 2008.