Empresas familiares dicen que los supermercados están “sacando provecho” de Diwali

Diwali products inside Sira's Cash and Carry

Hindus and Jains across London are getting ready to celebrate Diwali this Sunday, while Sikhs are also marking Bandi Chhor Divas. As the celebration approaches, shoppers are stocking up on everything from divas and candles to ghee, rice, and Indian sweets. In Southall, London’s “Little India,” many supermarkets now have special Diwali-themed aisles. But some … Read more

Qué saber sobre Diwali, el Festival de las Luces

What to know about Diwali, the Festival of Lights

More than a billion Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Buddhists around the world are celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights. Diwali, also called Deepavali, is one of the biggest festivals in India. It’s also widely celebrated in Nepal, Malaysia, Fiji and other countries with large South Asian diasporas. Homes, businesses and public spaces are lit up … Read more

¿Qué es Diwali y dónde se celebra el Año Nuevo indio en Central Jersey?

What is Diwali and where is the Indian New Year being celebrated in Central Jersey?

Diwali, que significa “fila de luces” en sánscrito, una antigua lengua india. Conocida como la fiesta hindú de las luces, esta alegre celebración se originó en India, pero también es celebrada en diferentes formas por personas de otras religiones indias, como los sikhs y los jainistas. Diwali, también conocido como “Deepavali”, simboliza una celebración en … Read more