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

Diwali 2018 at Federal Parliament in Canberra

Hindu Council of Australia celebrated Diwali at Australian Federal Parliament jointly with BAPS (Swaminarayan). Here is a brief video of the same.     Hits: 23

Pakistan Hindus celebrate Diwali 2018 in Karachi

By : www.pakistanhinducouncil.org.pk. Karwan Group organised the Diwali function supported by Pakistan Hindu Council on 10th November, 2018 at Global Marquee, Karachi. The event has the theme of Ramaiyn as Diwali is celebrated for the return of Lord Ram to Ayodha after 14 year of Banwas. The event was started by doing  Arti and then […]

Diwali celebration by Indian cultural society of Darwin, Australia!

By : Shashi Khanna. Diwali may be over in India but the celebration and festivity continues with zeal in cities around Australia. Indian cultural society in Darwin celebrated DIWALI  at the Indoor sports stadium. A well organised program attended by whose who and nearly all the Indian community at Darwin. Indian cultural society ,a group […]

Australian Prime Minister – protection of our religious freedoms is synonymous with our identity

The Australian Prime Minister Hon Scott Morrison #ScoMo has a issued a press release vouching for the freedom of religion as essential to Australian identity in a diverse Australian society of today. Hindus applaud his statement and support a multicultural Australia, free of religious hatred and free of terrorism.   THE HON SCOTT MORRISON MP […]

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