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India celebrates Diwali - the festival of lights

Creating the diyas



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The most important festival of the year in India, Diwali celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Here an Indian potter paints earthen lamps ahead of Diwali, or the Hindu festival of lights, in Amritsar, India. The lamps, called diyas, are among the most popular Diwali decorations.

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