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Historically, the origin of Diwali can be traced back to ancient India, when it was probably an important harvest festival. However, there are various legends pointing to the origin of Diwali or 'Deepawali.' Some believe it to be the celebration of the marriage of Lakshmi with Lord Vishnu. Whereas in Bengal the festival is dedicated to the worship of Mother Kali, the dark goddess of strength. Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed God, the symbol of auspiciousness and wisdom, is also worshiped in most Hindu homes on this day. In Jainism, Deepawali has an added significance to the great event of L

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Asked by anil garg, 14 Feb '12 06:48 pm
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Answered by vijay, 14 Feb '12 06:52 pm

 
  
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Answered by Stone Heart, 14 Feb '12 06:49 pm

 
  
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