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Dyes, candles and mountains of food: Your Diwali shots from around the world
A rangoli artwork, as created and captured by iReporter Kshitij Sharma, adorns a sidewalk in Pune, India. "I think this festival reminds us to stay away from bad things and to promote communal harmony," he says.
November 14th, 2012
05:43 AM ET

Dyes, candles and mountains of food: Your Diwali shots from around the world

By Stina Backer and Eoghan Macguire, for CNN

Diwali is one of the most important events in the Hindu spiritual calendar. It is known as the "Festival of Lights" and takes place between mid October and mid November each year.

This year we asked iReporters from around the world to submit their best images of the celebration.

View the other Diwali photos and read the full story
- A. Hawkins

Filed under: Hinduism • Jainism • Sikh

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