Deepavali 2018 celebrations

About Diwali

Deepavali festival is one of the most important festivals of Hindus is celebrated with full reverence and joy for three consecutive days. According to the lunar calendar. Deepavali starts on 13th day of the dark fortnight day of the Indian lunar month of Kartik and that day is called Dhan Teras. On this day people buy new utensils and jewellery. Next day (14th day) Lord Yama (Lord of death) is worshiped in the evening for a long life. People would have cleaned and whitewashed their houses and shops by this day. Last day(15th day) is Diwali or Deepavali. It is celebrated at night by lighting rows and rows of lamps to drive away the darkness. It is also called the Festival of Lights.

 

NSW (Sydney) Deepavali Celebration 

27th October 2018 – Rouse Hill Shopping Centre 11am onwards (Vikrant Pahuja-0402676548)

21st October 2018 – Strathfield, Strathfield park from 11 am to 4 pm

28th October 2018 – Cherry brook in the shopping centre from 11 am to 3 pm (Ashwani Jain – 0403163002)

31st October 2018 – Martin Place (Neelima Pravastu – 0433972160)

3rd November 2018 – Sri Sitarama Kalyanam – at Parramatta Park

4th November 2018 –  Diwali Mela – at Parramatta Park

7th to 20th November 2018 – Diwali Artspace Exhibition at Strathfield High Street Library

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SA (Adelaide) Deepavali Celebration

20th October 2018 – At Adelaide showgrounds (1pm to 10pm)

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ACT (Canberra) Deepavali Celebration

3rd December 2018 – At Federal Parliament House

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Latest News on Diwali

Anglican Retirement Village in Sydney celebrates Diwali

The Ponds is a new suburb of Sydney situated in the North West growth corridor, where the first stage of a major shopping centre and commercial space have opened. The new suburb was designed to make the estate a new community. The first lots of land were released on 31 March 2007. There are a […]

Hindu chaplains help Hindu Women prisoners in Melbourne

By : Makaran Bhagwat, Melbourne. Hindu Council of Australia (Vic) currently has volunteer spiritual care providers (Hindu Chaplains) who have been providing their services in the health care system and are now extending it to other areas include prisons. The chaplains received following request from a female prison : A Women’s Prison in Victoria : […]

Parliament House Diwali 3rd Dec

3rd December 2018 in Federal Parliament house, Canberra.

Diwali ArtSpace exhibition opened by Mayor of Strathfield

A Diwali themed Arts Exhibition with paintings, sculptures and other Art works was declared “open” by the Mayor of @StrathfieldCouncil and Dr Bala Subramaniam AOM on 9th November 2018. The Mayor congratulated Hindu Council for organizing such a wonderful art exhibition. The event was also attended by Jodi McKay, MP and by Councillor Karen Pensabene. […]

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