Kōrero: Diverse religions

Diwali festival: Auckland, 2005 (1 o 2)

Diwali festival: Auckland, 2005

The Hindu celebration of Diwali (the festival of lights), takes place over five days between mid-October and mid-November. It commemorates the triumphant return of Lord Rama from his victory over the demon-king Ravana, and lamps, candles and firecrackers are lit in celebration. Here (left to right) Puspa Lekinwala, Parvati Kalidas and Champa Patel hold candles at the Auckland Indian Association's Sri Radha Krishna temple in October 2005.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Kellie Blizard

Permission of the New Zealand Herald must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paul Morris, 'Diverse religions - Hindus', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/32243/diwali-festival-auckland-2005 (accessed 8 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Paul Morris, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 12 Jul 2018