Nestled among old colonial homes in Haverford, Pa., the Shukla home is a vibrant display of light and colorful decoration. Inside the kitchen, it's a feast for the senses. For the Shuklas, Diwali ushers in a new year for self-reflection or, as they put it.
In 2013, 76 percent of Indian immigrants ... These mirror major festivals back home, such as “Diwali,” the festival of light, celebrated with elaborate rituals, decorations and food. The Hindu religion of India man gods and manifestations of gods.
We see Christmas decorations in October ... a recent Paypal survey found that the Diwali season brings a big boost to ecommerce in India, as up to 75% of Indian consumers intend to shop online to avoid crowds and buy from home. 4. Chinese New Year The.
Diwali—also known as Deepavali—has become an important holiday encompassing many of the traditions involved with gift giving, feasting and decorating the home with an array of ... campuses nationwide for the 2012-2013 academic year.
The word Diwali means 'rows of lighted lamps', and Diwali is known as the 'festival of lights' because ... spring-cleaning the home wearing new clothes exchanging gifts (often sweets and dried fruits) and preparing festive meals decorating buildings.
During Deepavali, the Hindu festival of lights, the streets of Little India in Singapore are filled ... costumes, home decorations and of course, sweet Indian delicacies in abundance. Deepavali, or Diwali, is the most important festival in the Hindu.
At once an evocation of the ramshackle hand-made decorations of the past ... the wasteful use of plastic in their Consumerist Christmas Tree, created for the 2013 Lumiere festival in Durham. It was made from about 3000 plastic bags provided by local.
The design director of India Circus, a predominantly online lifestyle brand that offers home decor and accessories at an affordable ... products that are available on the India Circus portal In 2013, Mehta, along with friends Xerxes Talati (who opted.
Shops have been packed with customers buying new clothes, gifts for friends and co-workers and brightly lit decorations for their homes. Potters ramp up production of popular earthen lamps, known as diyas. On the night of Diwali, which is a shortened form.
New Delhi/Bangalore: It starts in Kerala (and just about anywhere you can find Malayalis) with Onam, the Malayali harvest festival, in early September, then winds its way through Dussehra, and peaks during Diwali ... and home decor products also attract.