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More beautiful Diwali images

14 Nov

I love the way fireworks are rendered in Indian painting.

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Rajasthan 18th c.
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Diwali photos from the Guardian (re-post)

13 Nov

Many are gorgeous; these two were real knockouts though.  See all of them in full size:

A woman places earthen lamps, or diyas, on the threshold of her home on the eve of Diwali in Hyderabad, India  Photograph: Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images

A devotee lights oil lamps at a religious ceremony in Colombo, Sri Lanka Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters

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Shubh Diwali folks

13 Nov

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