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About Diwali

Dallas Festival of Lights

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Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the northern hemisphere (spring in southern hemisphere). It is an official holiday in Fiji, Guyana, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and recently Sindh Province in Pakistan. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, it spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors and windows, around temples and other buildings in the communities and countries where it is observed.The festival preparations and rituals typically extend over a five-day period, but the main festival night of Diwali coincides with the darkest, new moon night of the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika in Bikram Sambat calendar. In the Gregorian calendar, Diwali night falls between mid-October and mid-November.

Diwali is a five-day festival in many regions of India, with Diwali night centering on the new moon – the darkest night – at the end of the Hindu lunar month of Ashvin and the start of the month of Kartika. In the Common Era calendar, Diwali typically falls towards the end of October, or first half of November each year. The darkest night of autumn lit with diyas, candles and lanterns, makes the festival of lights particularly memorable. Diwali is also a festival of sounds and sights with fireworks and rangoli designs; the festival is a major celebration of flavors with feasts and numerous mithai (sweets, desserts), as well as a festival of emotions where Diwali ritually brings family and friends together every year.

About Us

Vijay Warman

Festival Co-Founder


Founder of the Holistic Festival of Life & Wellness – An event to celebrate life and wellness, Mystic Mandala – A holistic center and metaphysical store in Plano, The Festival of Colors – The largest Color party in Dallas and promotes several musicians, dance troupes and concerts from South Asia each year. From large event gatherings to weekly “Sangha lunches” at his studio, his focus is to build and support community while furthering his own meditation practice. He also operates the community radio station Bhakti Radio Network and does a show on 104.9FM SUFI ROCKERS

DallasFestivalofLights@gmail.com 
 972-750-1419 
 www.MysticMandala.guru 
 www.DhyanaYogaCenter.com

2017 Festival Performances

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IMPENDING BLOOM

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DAISY FUSION DANCE

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RYLI DYLAN

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PARUL ODISSI DANCE PERFORMANCE @ 6.30 PM



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AMINA

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TRIBAL EVOLUTION

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ALYSSA AKASHA

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DHUNKI ACAPELA GROUP @ 7.45 PM



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MATA AND ME @ 8PM

MOTHER DAUGHTER FASHION SHOW

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RAJASTHAN GYPSY CARAVAN @ 9PM

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Dance Party

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FIREWORKS

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Dallas Festival of Lights

General Admission

$10 Now. $15 on the day of Event. Online processing fees of $1 applied.
Tickets are non refundable and non transferable.
A valid photo ID is required at admission.
Please bring a copy of your email confirmation as your Ticket.
On-Stage Performers are Free Admission.
Children under 5 are FREE admission.
Parking per car is additional Regular $10 and VIP $15 payable by CASH to SouthFork Ranch.
Outside food, beverages, and fireworks NOT ALLOWED.

2017 Celebration

Our 1st Dallas Festival of Lights was a huge community event with a gathering of 8800 people. The celebrations included many music and dance performances, Rajasthani Folk singers and a grand Finale of Fireworks!