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1Many people around the world also refer to Diwali by this name
2Diwali is the Hindu festival of _____, and it's one of the major festivals of Hinduism
3_________ is the season in which Diwali is celebrated in the Indian subcontinent
4People on Diwali participate in family prayers to this deity, the Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune and prosperity
5There's also a festival called Diwali in this religion, but unlike in the Hindu festival, here people commemorate the attainment of 'moksha' by monk Mahavira
6This festival takes place on the first day of the Diwali. On it, people worship Dhanvantari, an avatar of Vishnu
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7Bandi Chhor Divas is a festival that is celebrated in India on the same days as Diwali by people of this faith
8Diwali is an official holiday in this South American country, where it began to be celebrated in the 19th century by indentured workers from India
9It's spring when Diwali is celebrated in this African island nation, the only one in which Hinduism is the most practiced religion
10In this insular country, located in the South Pacific Ocean, Diwali is an official holiday and is celebrated by all people regardless of their religion
11_______ are oil lamps, normally made from clay, which are light up in many festivals, including Diwali
12On Diwali, people share halwa, ladoos and many other types of Indian ______ with their families

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