- Diwali is a Festival of Light.
- Diwali commemorates the return of Lord Rama, along with Sita and Lakshman, from his fourteen-year-long exile and vanquishing the demon-king Ravana.
- In Jainism, Diwali marks the attainment of moksha or nirvana by Mahavira in 527 BC
- Other traditions hold that Diwali was when Lord Krishna put his hand up and destroyed a meteor headed towards the earth. The lights remember the meteor fragments in the skies.
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