Lakshmi Singh http://krwg.org en Far From Diwali's Lights, The Warm Glow Of Home http://krwg.org/post/far-diwalis-lights-warm-glow-home Small flickering oil lamps known as <em>diyas</em> are lighting up Indian homes in South Asian communities around the globe on Sunday as hundreds of millions of people observe Diwali.<p>Otherwise known as the Festival of Lights, it's a religious celebration of self-awareness and reflection. Diwali is a public holiday in a number of other nations, but it's not nearly so well-known in the U.S., where families must rely on themselves to keep the tradition alive.<p>Nestled among old colonial homes in Haverford, Pa., the Shukla home is a vibrant display of light and colorful decoration. Sun, 03 Nov 2013 22:07:00 +0000 Lakshmi Singh 53134 at http://krwg.org Far From Diwali's Lights, The Warm Glow Of Home