Diwali - Festival of Lights

Diwali, or Deepavali, is India’s biggest and most important holiday of the year. The festival gets its name from the clay lamps (deeps or diyas) that are lit outside homes to symbolize the inner light that is believed to protect everyone from evil and darkness. Do you know the story behind Diwali according to Hindus? Well...allow us to tell you a much simpler, more captivating version. Lord Ram had a beautiful wife named Sita whom he cherished and loved dearly. One day, she was captured by the evil demon king, Ravana, because he wanted to make Sita his wife. Ram and his younger brother, Lakshman, went on a search to find Sita and bring her back to their kingdom, which is called Ayodhya. Ram

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