The festival of lights, Diwali, is being celebrated all over the World since yesterday. It is one of the most popular Hindu festivals, and it is seen as a celebration of the victory of good over evil.
In fact, Diwali has various interpretations among the world’s various Hindu communities. Some Hindus recognize it as the day represented in the classic Hindu epic, Ramayana, when Rama and Sita, arrive in Ayodhya after 14 years of exile. In the south of India, many Hindus mark Diwali as the day Krishna defeated the demon Narakasura and thereby freed the 16,000 girls in his captivity. In western India, many Hindu and Jain communities consider Diwali the first day of the New Year.
Outside of India, almost all over the World, Diwali is being celebrated in many different forms, such as film festival, food festival, dance club parties, cultural shows, to name a few.
In Poland these are the few events which is being organized on the occasion of Diwali.