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Diwali (Hindu, Jain and Sikh celebration)

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 (all day)
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A very popular festival known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali (Deepavali) is dedicated to the Goddesses Kali in Bengal and Lakshmi (the Goddess of Wealth) in the rest of India. Diwali is associated with a story about the destruction of evil by Lord Vishnu in one of his many manifestations. Religious accommodation for special worship may be required for this observance/holy day. See: http://multifaithcalendar.org/pages/Religious-Accommodation---Observances-by-Faith.php

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