Happy Diwali, Festival of Lights

November 13, 2012 • News, Photography & Travel

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Happy Diwali to one and all! Wishing you the very best during this Festival of Lights.

Below are some images that I captured in the last couple of years of Diwali celebrations in Amritsar in Northwestern India. The grand festivities took place around the sacred Golden Temple that is holy to all Sikhs. Here are some photos from the two most recent Diwali celebrations at Amritsar.

Fireworks go off in grand style at the Golden Temple in Amritsar in Northwestern India during Diwali celebrations.

The entire Golden Temple complex is draped in lights.

People of all ages come to worship and celebrate!

Hundreds of thousands of candles and lamps are lit to symbolize the victory of light over darkness.

Some dive within in meditation despite the deafening noise of fireworks and celebrations all around.

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