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Local Hindus Celebrate Diwali

Updated: Monday, November 4 2013, 01:41 PM EST
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Hundreds turned out to the Hindu Temple of Greater Cincinnati for a very colorful celebration.

Sunday was the start of Diwali, a festival of lights celebrated by Hindus around the world. It symbolizes the triumph of good over evil.

The celebration includes food, dancing, prayers and it's followed by a light show including sparklers and fireworks.

A satellite image gives you an idea of how India lights up on this night. The photo on the right shows the night sky in full Diwali glory. To the left you can see a country 20 years ago with much less light consumption.
Local Hindus Celebrate Diwali


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