Festival of Lights

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From the importance of candles or light during the celebrations.

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Festival of Lights

  1. (Judaism) Hanukkah.
    • 1996, Jewish Life and Thought among Greeks and Romans: Primary Readings:
      [...] celebration of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights[.]
    • 2012, Chicken Soup for the Jewish Soul (ISBN 1453280103):
      One of our more Judaically advanced cellmates gave us insightful lessons about the laws and customs of the Festival of Lights.
  2. (Hinduism) Divali.
    • 2000, Meenal Pandya, Here Comes Diwali: The Festival of Lights
    • 2001, Elizabeth A. Raum. Every Day a Holiday:
      Invite a practicing Hindu from your community to speak about the Festival of Lights.
    • 2008, Dianne M. MacMillan, Diwali: Hindu Festival of Lights
  3. (Burma) The Thadingyut Festival.
    • 2005, The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre, volume 5: Asia/Pacific (ISBN 1134929781):
      The two most important holidays are the Burmese New Year or Water Festival (Thingyan) celebrated in April and the Festival of Lights (Thadingyut) celebrated in October.

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