Diwali, also known as Deepavali (a "row of lamps"), is perhaps the most important and ancient of the Indian festivals.
It is celebrated throughout India as well as in Indian communities around the world. It is colloquially known as "The Festival of Lights" - the time when families light small oil lamps (known as diyas) and candles around the home and set off firecrackers and fireworks.
Me in Kurta & Pyjama for Diwali providing a smile worthy of my Thai friend Poulet :-)))))))))))
And sorry about the "pose" like taking them but not being in them.
I seem to be having trouble posting photos so you are stuck with this for a while !!!