Festive Celebrations: Popular Diwali Rangoli Designs
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Festive Celebrations: Popular Diwali Rangoli Designs

Rangoli is an Indian traditional or folk art which is generally created on the floor especially on festive occasions like Diwali (Indian New Year). The Indian scriptures and puranas (hindu mythological literature works) can be attributed for the emergence of this creative rangoli art. This ancient Indian art is believed to be originated from the Indian state Maharashtra,…

Festive Celebrations: DIY Ideas For Diwali Rangoli
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Festive Celebrations: DIY Ideas For Diwali Rangoli

Every year we celebrate three times! The first of January (New Year), Chinese New Year (Chinese New Year) and then Diwali (Indian New Year). This is on account that I am Chinese and my hubby is Indian. Our “Chindian” children there get twice the “angpows” or “kerchis” (red packets with money) and triple the fun each…

Festive Celebrations: Shopping for Diwali Goodies
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Festive Celebrations: Shopping for Diwali Goodies

Diwali is a celebration of the New Year with an abundance of colors, spice, and smells…typically falls in the last quarter of the year (October / November) depending on the Indian lunar calendar. People get confused by the terms Diwali and Deepavali. According to Hindu legends, Lord Rama arrives back from exile from the south to…