Diwali@Deepavali in Malaysia: Unity in Diversity

Deepavali, also known as Diwali, is a ‘festival of lights’ is one of the most popular festivals of the year for the Hindus in Malaysia who celebrate by observing and performing many traditional customs at home and in the temples as well.

Scientific reasons for visiting temples

Visiting temples is customary for most Hindus. It is ingrained in our lifestyle. In India, prolific temple building started more than 2,500 years ago. In South India alone, there are more than 108,000 temples.