Diwali – The Festival of Lights

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer Diwali, also known as Deepawali, derives from the word diya/deepa, which means lamp. Diwali is a festival of lights that celebrates the victory of good over evil and light over darkness. It is celebrated on the New Moon’s night of the month of Karthik (according to the Hindu calendar). In the […]