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Decorate for Diwali with flowers

by webdev

October 28, 2010

The Indian festival of lights, Diwali, begins on November 5. To celebrate, many people will purchase flowers and hang them around their home.

Diwali is a five day festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil. Typically, Indian citizens mark the holiday by lighting small, decorated lanterns and sharing food with family and friends.

There are many ways to decorate for Diwali. Candles, bells and lamps are often used to celebrate the holiday, but flowers are one of the most important aspects of the holiday.

According to the news source, bright blossoms are used to make rangolis, colorful floral arrangements, during Diwali. In addition, gift flowers are often exchanged among families during the festival.

Families may also place garlands of flowers outside their homes, and in India, the exteriors of temples are often adorned with gift flowers as an offering to the Gods. The news source recommends placing fresh flowers in vases

According to, there are many fragrant blossoms that are native to India, including the wine lily, the pankusum, the forest spider lily and the confederate jasmine.


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