Diwali, the festival of lights celebrates the victory of good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and light over darkness.

In some parts of India, Diwali is celebrated Rama’s return from fourteen years of exile to Ayodhya after the defeat of Rayana.

While in Gujrat, Diwali honours and invites Lakshmi home, who is the goddess of wealth.

In Assam, Bengal, Bangladesh and Tripura, Diwali is connected with Goddess Kali.

In Nepal, they recall and show respects towards the victory of Lord Krishna over the demon king Narakasura.