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Sunday Service: Diwali, Hindu Festival of Lights, by Doris Pierce
November 4, 2018 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Diwali is an ancient festival, dedicated to Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity. One of the largest Hindu festivals, Diwali is celebrated with special clothing, foods, decorations, gifts, prayers, and millions of lights. Diwali celebrates harvest, as well as the triumph of knowledge over ignorance and light over darkness. Learn about Diwali and discuss similarities in the ways people of different religions celebrate their beliefs. Art lovers are welcome at 9:30 to join in creating a rangoli design for good luck.