Diwali

Hindu Malaysian woman pass by during Diwali celebrations in Kuala Lumpur. October 25, 2011. Diwali or Deepavali, popularly known as the “Festival of Lights”, is celebrated between mid-October and mid-November for different reasons. The holiday is celebrated by hindu devotees. Photo by Fazrul Hasnor

Malaysian Hindus praying during Diwali celebrations in Kuala Lumpur. October 25, 2011. Diwali or Deepavali, popularly known as the “Festival of Lights”, is celebrated between mid-October and mid-November for different reasons. The holiday is celebrated by hindu devotees. Photo by Fazrul Hasnor

A priest passes by during Diwali celebrations in Kuala Lumpur. October 25, 2011. Diwali or Deepavali, popularly known as the “Festival of Lights”, is celebrated between mid-October and mid-November for different reasons. The holiday is celebrated by hindu devotees. Photo by Fazrul Hasnor

A priest prepares during Diwali celebrations in Kuala Lumpur. October 25, 2011. Diwali or Deepavali, popularly known as the “Festival of Lights”, is celebrated between mid-October and mid-November for different reasons. The holiday is celebrated by hindu devotees. Photo by Fazrul Hasnor

A Malaysian Hindu praying during Diwali celebrations in Kuala Lumpur. October 25, 2011. Diwali or Deepavali, popularly known as the “Festival of Lights”, is celebrated between mid-October and mid-November for different reasons. The holiday is celebrated by hindu devotees. Photo by Fazrul Hasnor

A priest stands in front of the statue during Diwali celebrations in Kuala Lumpur. October 25, 2011. Diwali or Deepavali, popularly known as the “Festival of Lights”, is celebrated between mid-October and mid-November for different reasons. The holiday is celebrated by hindu devotees. Photo by Fazrul Hasnor

A Malaysian Hindu praying during Diwali celebrations in Kuala Lumpur. October 25, 2011. Diwali or Deepavali, popularly known as the “Festival of Lights”, is celebrated between mid-October and mid-November for different reasons. The holiday is celebrated by hindu devotees. Photo by Fazrul Hasnor

A Malaysian Hindu preparing food during Diwali celebrations in Kuala Lumpur. October 25, 2011. Diwali or Deepavali, popularly known as the “Festival of Lights”, is celebrated between mid-October and mid-November for different reasons. The holiday is celebrated by hindu devotees. Photo by Fazrul Hasnor

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