Hindu celebration; the festival of lights for Ram's return to Ayodhya after years of exile.
A four-day festival, falling in October-November, celebrated by displaying lights and worshipping Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity.
'Series of oil lamps'. Last day of the Vikram Samvat Indian year, i.e., day of Amãs of the month of Ãso. Very holy and joyous Hindu festival celebrating the return of Rãm Bhagwãn to Ayodhyã from his 14-year exile, and the victory of good over evil - signified by the lighting of oil lamps dispelling the darkness.