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Diwali marks a time for renewing community ties and building new ones

Palo Alto resident: 'It's a festival of light, hope and joy'

by Emily Margaretten

Celebrating Diwali, the Festival of Lights, on the Peninsula may seem like a world apart from the large-scale, multiday festivities that occur in India, but not for Disha Chopra, who views the event as a special opportunity to reconnect with friends and neighbors in cultural celebration.

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Posted by MyFeelz
a resident of JLS Middle School
on Oct 19, 2022 at 3:48 pm

MyFeelz is a registered user.

Beautiful culture, and engagement in and passing of traditions to the next generation. They have brought us the artistic expression known as mandala which means "circle" and factors heavily in my art works. Some examples of children learning about mandalas: Web Link

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