We all know that Diwali is called the festival of lights but do you know that Diwali, short for “Deepawali” actually translates to ‘row of lights’ from Sanskrit? Diwali has a particular significance for various religions like Hinduism, Jainism or Sikhism and approximately 15% of world’s population celebrates Diwali which means approximately 1 billion people to 900 million people celebrate Diwali.
You didn’t know all this.. Did you? There are a few more interesting facts associated with Diwali you might not know. So, enrich your knowledge by learning some interesting facts about Diwali, the festival of lights. Take a look at this infographic.