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2012-11-08
Name: Editor Why is Diwali an important festival for Hindus? What is the significance of Diwali for people of other religions? What is the legend behind Diwali?

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2012-11-12
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Name: Debajani
Subject:  Legends behind Diwali
The main legend behind Diwali is that on this day Ram returned to Ayaodhya with his wife Sita and brother Lakshman after 14 years of exile. Other legends include marriage of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi.Goddess Kali is also worshiped on this day.
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2012-11-12
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Name: Rohan
Subject:  Celebrating Diwali
Diwali is main festival of Hindu community. Other communities too have a significance of this day.For Jains, this day is important as on this day Lord Mahavir attained nirvana. Hindus also have different reasons for celebrating Diwali.
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2012-11-12
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Name: Paras
Subject:  Diwlai Celebration
Diwali is very important festival for Hindus. There are many myths and legends. It is celebrated mainly to mark the homecoming of Lord Rama from 14 years of exile. Lord Rama was an incarnation of Vishnu.
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