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Hinduism Diwali

Yarnie, Vithusa, Jaldrin, Jiulia
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on 7 January 2016

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Transcript of Hinduism Diwali

By: Yarnie, Vithusa, Jalrdrin, Jiulia
Hinduism: Diwali
Major Symbols
Diwali contains many symbols
They include .......
The Swastika
The Diya
The Fireworks

Who/What it represents....
Sacred Prayers of Diwali
. 3 important prayers of Diwali :
1. Shanti Mantra
2.Gayatri Mantra
3.Guru Mantra

Shanti Mantra
Om Asoto Ma Sad Gamaya
Tamso May Jyotri Gamaya
Mrityor Ma Amritam Gamya
Om Shanti Shanti Shanti

Gurur Brahma, Gurur Vishnu,
Gurur Debo Meshwar,
Gurur Shaksat Prabrahma,
Tamsmay Shri Gurbe Namah.

-“tamasoa Jyotrigamaya” (Brihandaranyaka upshandi 1:3:34)
-This saying means darkness unto light.
-“When the family is ruined the timeless laws of family duty perish; and when the duty is lost, chaos overwhelms the family. “ (bhagavad-gita 1:40)


Sacred Scriptures
Foods associated with the festival
.There are many foods that are eaten during
this festival which include :Badham Phrini, Gulab Juman, Peda, Ladoo, Jalebi, Rasamalia, Lapsi, Ghathia, Kheer, Gajuarka Halwa, Shakkarpare, Kesarkajui Barfi, Dooh Pak, Somosa, Bhaji, and Carrot Halwa.

Main Foods of Diwali
-BADAM PHIRNI (Almond Pudding)
-GULAB JAMUN
-JALEBI
-PAO BHAJI
-VEGETABLE SAMOSA
BESAN LADOO RECIPE




Game Time !!!
. In this food competition you will be split into group of 3 and be blind folded
. It is up to you to guess the food
. Good Luck and let the Food competition begin!
Diwali
When is it Celebrated?
Actions Apart of Diwali
Celebration
The Trip To India
Deepavali
Goddess Lakshmi
Celebration of Lights
What is Diwali ?
Diyas /Deepas
Lights
Fireworks
Family Gatherings
Sweets
The First Day: Dhanteras
The Second Day: Choti Diwali
The Third Day: Lakshmi Puja
The Fourth Day: Padwa Puja
The Fifth Day: Bhai Duj
Wednesday
November
11, 2015
Sunday
November
15, 2015
Hindu Lunar Calendar
Ashwin
Kartika
Canadian Practitioners

Canada
Canada's Diversity
Change Over Time
The Swastika
Lord Ganesha
lines of the swastika = two consorts of the Lord
Shubh
good and
Labh
profit
good luck and divinity/holiness
Where/When it is used....
entrance of businesses and account books
seen on doors
decorated on floor with rangoli/diya lamps
Diwali tali/puja plate
hanged on walls/on torans

The Diya
What it represents....
deepa or earthen lamp
adds light and brightness
oil
=greed, jealousy, lust, hate
cotton wick
=Atman(self)
attain
enlightenment
/unite with Brahman = wick burns oil when lite
Where/When it is used....
The Fireworks
What it represents....
another symbol of light
incorporates whole family
FUN!
Where/When it is used....
at night
outside the front
near the house/street
Involved Art
Rangoli
Dance and Music
Flowers
Rangoli
What it represents....
prevents evil
complexity = negativity gets entangled
symbols/deities/themes
themes = celestial figures, nature, lotus
Where/When is is used....
morning time
in front to welcome guests
where door mats are
Dance and Music
What it represents....
expression of happiness
culture/heritage
northern India = Bollywood
Where/When is it used....
prayers mantras are sung
during the fireworks
celebration time
Flowers
What it represents....
good omen
invites good spirits in home
brings positive energy
(colours, fragrance, appearance)
lotus = invites Lakshmi
Where/When is it used....
around house/prayer room
in rangoli design/flower rangoli
garlands
around corners of house / open windows
in front of house
Rangoli Creations!!!
you will be split up into three groups
The group that makes a beautiful rangoli pattern (materials provided) will get a point
You ony have 5 minutes and should incorpoate some of the symbols I talked about
Gayatri Mantra
Om Bhoor Bubha Swah
Tat-sa-vitur wariniyam
Bhargo- debsaya- Dhi-mani
Dhio-yo-Nah Prachodayat

Diya Lamp
Follow instructions provided by us or the video to make an origami diya lamp
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