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Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is the festival of lights. It is celebrated mostly by Hindus, but many Sikhs, Jains, and Buddhists recognize Diwali as well. The festival symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance.
00:00 The Basics: When and what?
2:49 Day 1: Dhanteras
3:18 Day 2: Choti Diwali / Naraka Chaturdashi
4:17 Day 3: Lakshmi Puja
5:44 Day 4: Govardhan Puja / Annakut / Bali Pratipada
7:37 Day 5: Bhai Dooj
7:47 Diversity of Practice
9:49 Diwali Outside of Hinduism
10:26 Origins and Mythological Narratives
12:35 Diwali Outside of India