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PHOTOGRAPHY [GIRL] SOUMENNATH/ISTOCK, [GRAPES] NITO/ALAMY; [TABLE] NIMA AM/ISTOCK, [MAN] TOVFLA/ISTOCK; ICONS PETERPENCIL/ISTOCK, OLEG7799/ISTOCK, POP_ JOP/ISTOCK 26 | CAA MAGAZINE India Every year in October or November, Hindus, Sikhs and Jains in India and South Asian communities around the world celebrate Diwali, a five-day festival of lights that marks the start of the Hindu lunar calendar. Families decorate their homes with small clay oil lamps called diyas and handmade rangoli, an art form created with colourful flowers and powders. The beautiful lights and artwork are designed to lead Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth, inside the house to bless residents with good fortune for the coming year. NE W YE AR'S TRADITIONS Looking for more travel inspiration? CAA's travel experts can help you build a trip to remember. Visit or call 1-855-660-2295 to start creating your dream trip today. READY TO TRAVEL?

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