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Hindus celebrate Diwali holiday in India and beyond

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Hindus celebrate Diwali holiday in India and beyond

Around the world, from India and Mauritius to the United Kingdom and Guyana, Hindus gathered with friends and family this weekend to celebrate the festival of lights: Diwali. Also known as Dipawali, which means "row of lamps," the holiday commemorates the victory of good over evil within individuals. Watch our photo slideshow of celebrations in New York.

Posted: October 19, 2009 13:05   Comments: 0
Pakistanis celebrate Eid al-Fitr with street fairs

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Pakistanis celebrate Eid al-Fitr with street fairs

Muslims have been celebrating the festival of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of fasting known as Ramadan. In Pakistan, in cities like Lahore, Eid means neon-lit and food-fueled street fairs long into the night.

Posted: September 21, 2009 14:25   Comments: 1

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