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Happenings: Diwali

Annual cultural celebration
returning to Texas State

By Mary KincyA flyer for Diwali.

The festival is marked by clay lamps traditionally lit and placed outside homes to symbolize the inner light that protects from spiritual darkness — and it is coming to Texas State.

Diwali, a five-day celebration honoring the victory of good over evil, is recognized in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Singapore, among other countries. The Indian Student Association is responsible for its annual recognition at Texas State, culminating this year from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Alkek Teaching Theater. Continue reading