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Lighting decoration celebrating deepavali in Little India, Singapore. © Anastasia Ika

Deepavali (Diwali) is a festival celebrated by all Hindus to commemorate the return of Lord Rama and his wife Sita to Ayodhya after his 14-year exile. It was a dark night when they first returned so that people lit their houses with little lamps (diyas) so that Rama and Sita could find their way.

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