Tag: Celebrations of the world

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights

14 November, 2012 0 Comments
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights

During the Hindu month of Ashwin (it ends on the month of Bhaubeej) there are four days in which the light of the candles, and fireworks illuminate the nights of India. This ritual evokes the way in which the light of knowledge conquers the darkness of ignorance. If we speak of the Gregorian calendar, this […]

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Halloween and its celtic origin

24 September, 2012 0 Comments
Halloween and its celtic origin

We are accustomed to associate Halloween with the United States. But long before that American children were door to door dressed with monstrous costumes in search of a sweet booty, in Ireland was already brewing this unique celebration. To speak of these beginnings we have to go back to some 2,500 years ago, when the […]

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