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Author Bentley, Joyce, 1967- author.

Title Happy Divali : the festival of lights / written by Joyce Bentley.

Publication Info. London Wayland, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Children's Nonfiction  J 394.2654 BENTLEY    On Holdshelf
Description 24 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents What is Hinduism? -- Hindu gods and goddesses -- What is Divali -- The legend of Ramayana -- Perparing for Divali -- Lighting the way for Lakshmi -- Time for prayer -- A joyous time -- Thinking about Divali -- Design a rangoli.
Summary RELIGION & BELIEFS: GENERAL INTEREST (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated by Hindus worldwide. Discover the origins and traditions behind the festival, how people around the globe celebrate and what it means to them. Beautiful photography captures the many ways in which this festival is celebrated, and offers children a visually arresting and diverse introduction to one of the most important religious festivals. Customs and rituals are explained, and children can discover how these vary in different countries and ethnic groups. Ages 5+
Subject Divali -- Juvenile literature.
Divali. (OCoLC)fst00895678
JUVENILE NONFICTION / School & Education.
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
ISBN 9780750295666
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