Jains Observe Paryushan Parva with Fasting and Meditation

Jains Observe Paryushan Parva with Fasting and Meditation

The Jain Festival Paryushan Parva lasts 8-10 days. Aside from Diwali, one of the most important celebrations in the Jain religion is Paryushan Parva.

Ceremonial Use of Lights Around the World [Infographic]

Light ceremonies and rituals in a variety of religions and cultures are explained in this infographic from Solar Centre UK. Light is ubiquitous in

A World Religion Holiday Season Calendar [Infographic]

Exclusively from WorldReligionNews.com! What Do World Religions Do During the Holiday Season? Discover what world religions do during the holiday season in this information-packed

Sikhs Refusing to Celebrate Diwali in Response to Deaths Last Month

Some Sikhs will observe a Black Diwali after desecration of Holy Book. Visitors to any Sikh dominated area should not expect to see fireworks

3 Reasons Why Diwali is Celebrated in 3 Religions

The Differences in What Diwali Means to Jains, Sikhs, and Hindus. Diwali is one of the largest holidays that is celebrated in India; it

#TBT: Watch Muslim Friends Help Hindu Family Celebrate Diwali

Muslims help Hindus celebrate Diwali. Ahead of upcoming Diwali celebrations, we take a look back at Muslims who helped make sure a Hindu family

Diwali Festival of Lights is October 30

Diwali represents joy, prosperity, and the triumph of good over evil. Known as Diwali or Deepavali, this celebration is the largest Hindu festival in

Diwali Decoration

Understanding Diwali, the Festival of Lights

Many people associate Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, with the Hindu religion; however, it also plays a significant role in other religions, including

American Diwali Celebrations

Diverse American Celebrations of Diwali Scheduled in Boston and Iowa

Renowned religious statesman Rajan Zed recognizes and commends two celebrations of Diwali that prove the diverse practices of this international holiday. Boston Museum of

Diwali and Eid

Debate Surges Over Britain Recognizing Muslim and Hindu Bank Holidays

A petition to make the Hindu Diwali festival and Muslim Eid celebration national bank holidays in Britain is sparking debate. A recent e-petition requesting