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Lets learn how to make Paper Diyas ( Lamps) this Diwali

Hosted by the Consul of the Bangalore Music, Arts & Culture Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 08 Nov 17:00 - 18:30

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Lets get festive this Diwali

If you wish to learn how to make paper diyas, please join me on Sunday 5pm IST.

This craft is super easy and a great stress buster.

What you need is
1) Colorful sheets 2inch by 2inch or 3inch by 3inch. You can also use non sticky post-its.

2) paper cuter / scissors

3) Fevicol or similar paper adhesive

4) Gold/Silver gitter tube if you wish to make it glittery (optional)

About Diwali: Diwali or Deepavali or Divali) is the Indian festival of lights, usually lasting five days and celebrated during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika (between mid-October and mid-November). One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance".

In the lead-up to Diwali, celebrants will prepare by cleaning, renovating, and decorating their homes and workplaces with diya and rangoli (oil lamps or candles). During the Diwali people wear their finest clothes, illuminate the interior and exterior of their homes with diyas and rangoli, perform (Lakshmi puja) – worship ceremonies of Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and wealth, light fireworks, and partake in family feasts, where mithai (sweets) and gifts are shared.

Happy Diwali

See you on Sunday

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