Monday, October 27, 2008

Happy Deepavali 2008

Pedestrian Infidel would like to wish our Hindu readers a joyous and safe Deepavali ("Divali") holiday, the Hindu Festival of Lights. The lights of fireworks, lamps or other lights that are usually lit for this festive occasion are meant to signify the ultimate triumph of good over evil.

In these trying times, this is a message worth remembering, not just for Hindus or for infidels, but for everyone.

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness. - Chinese proverb

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Soon us Brits celebrate "fireworks night" aka Guy Fawkes night.
He was the religious crank that tried to blow up Parliament.
We remember the event by burning an effigy of him on bonfires. (Though todays pc kids are probably not educated to the fact.)
I wonder who we could elect for a new effigy-burning?
I have some thoughts...