Holy Day: Jain, Hindu

 

Time:
9:00 AM until 9:30 PM

Date:
Sunday, November 03, 2013

Location:
Diwali

Contact:
mission-identity@xavier.edu

Description:

Diwali: A five day festival of lights representing the start of the Hindu New Year. Diwali celebrates the victory of the Good over the Evil and Light over Darkness.

Reflection: Fill the Heart with the oil of love.
Place in it the wick of single-pointed mind.
Light it with the Knowledge of Truth and remove
the darkness of ignorance around you.
Just as one lamp can light many lamps; let each
youth kindle this Light in many hearts.

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