This infographic represents the festival of lights – Diwali. It is an ancient Hindu festival which is celebrated at a global in autumn every year.
This infographics enumerates the significance of the festival and the preparations and rituals surrounding it. Diwali is usually associated with house decoration, cleanliness and renovations, new clothes, lighting of lamps, fireworks and crackers, family worships, exchange of gifts and sweets and family feasts. It is a one of the major festivals in India and 3rd largest celebrated festival in the world. Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, doors and windows, around temples and other buildings. In India, it is one of the biggest shopping seasons.
This festival is celebrated by all but significant for Hindus, Jains and Sikhs, with each having their own religious significance. Diwali is also a festival of sounds and sights with fireworks and rangoli designs, the festival is a major celebration of flavors with feasts and numerous sweets and savors, as well as a festival of emotions where Diwali ritually brings family and friends together every year. [Via]