Diwali: A Light in Dark Times, Celebrated

November 16, 2023

“During difficult times in our world, it is important to celebrate our inner light,” explained Divya Swamy and Kishan Putta, the organizers of a large community celebration of Diwali — […]

D.C. Hosts Diwali 2021, Indian Festival of Lights (photos)

November 3, 2021

Hundreds gathered at the Burke Theater inside the U.S. Navy Memorial on Tuesday, Nov. 2, to celebrate the festival of Diwali.  Diwali, or Deepavali, a Sanskrit word meaning “rows of […]