Indian-Americans join President Trump to celebrate Diwali at the White House

Indian-Americans join President Trump to celebrate Diwali at the White House

Indian-Americans join President Trump to celebrate Diwali at the White House

Newar Buddhists in Nepal, like Hindus, celebrate Diwali to worship the goddess Lakshmi. The five-day festival starts on the 13th lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month, Ashwin.

The word Deepavali is derived from Sanskrit which gives the meaning linear lines of Lights. May the lamps of joy illuminate your life and fill your days with the bright sparkles of peace and goodwill.

Talking about the Diwali celebrations, President Trump said, 'Diwali is one of the most important celebrations in the Hindu religion.

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In Hindu epic "Ramayana", Diwali was celebrated to welcome Lord Rama and his wife Sita after they returned to their kingdom following a 14-year exile and defeating demon-king Ravana.

A video of the White House celebration is posted to Trump's Facebook page. It is a festive restatement of the Hindu belief that the good ultimately triumphs over evil. But in southern India as well as Singapore, the festival of lights will be celebrated on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

Wish you success in your career and happiness for your family!

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The festival is celebrated with friends and family, with every household enjoying candies and exchanging gifts.

Let this Diwali burn all your bad times and bring you good times.

May this Diwali light up all your dreams by making you life bright, lovely and cheerful. Bunch of Diwali wallpapers are there for you, pick the nicest one among those Diwali GIFs or Download Diwali Glitter images wishes send to your all friends in WhatsApp. Happy Diwali to you! Take proper precautions while playing with the crackers. People visit the homes of their friends and relatives, share candies and burst crackers. Proper care must be taken during the evening time of Diwali. Wish you a very prosperous and happy year ahead.

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In front of Trump's presidential desk was a special table covered with a tricolor cloth on which a tall silver diya stand was placed encircled by a red and yellow garland of flowers, mostly marigolds, the traditional flower used in Hindu religious ceremonies. Happy Diwali 2016.A festival full of childhood memories, Sky full of fireworks, Mouth full of candies, House full of diyas and heart full of joy.

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