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Photos of the Day: Diwali Around the World

For Diwali, the festival of lights, people honor the Hindu goddess of wealth, Lakshmi, decorate their homes with flowers and diyas (earthen lamps), and celebrate the homecoming of the God Ram after he vanquished the demon king Ravana. (Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images)
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This year, Diwali will be celebrated on November 3, 2013. Here's a look at how Hindus around the world celebrate the festival of lights.

Photo of the Day: Shrouded in Holy Smoke in India

Onlookers stand as watch as a hindu ritual takes place in India on October 8, 2013. (Juan Luis Sánchez/Flickr)
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Onlookers stand as watch as a Hindu ritual takes place in India on October 8, 2013. (Juan Luis Sánchez/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Navigating Calm Waters in Myanmar

A boat gently makes its way across the calm waters of Inle Lake, Myanmar on October 3, 2013. (Myanmar Explorer/Flickr)
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A boat gently makes its way across the calm waters of Inle Lake, Myanmar on October 3, 2013. (Myanmar Explorer/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Divine Ruins in Thailand

Broken statues and red ruin walls surround a giant Buddha statue in Ayutthaya, Thailand on October 4, 2013. (C. Reid Taylor/Flickr)
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Broken statues and red ruin walls surround a giant Buddha statue in Ayutthaya, Thailand on October 4, 2013. (C. Reid Taylor/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Endless Plains of Greenery in Mongolia

A group of animals graze on the endless plains of Mongolia on October 6, 2013. (Daniela Hartmann/Flickr)
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A group of animals graze on the endless plains of Mongolia on October 6, 2013. (Daniela Hartmann/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Posing for a Picture in India

A cow stares calmly into the camera in Bangalore, India on October 20, 2013. (Rain-In-The-Face/Flickr)
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A cow stares calmly into the camera in Bangalore, India on October 20, 2013. (Rain-In-The-Face/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Sleeping Serenely in Singapore

An old takes a nap on a bench in the open in Singapore on October 19, 2013. (Eduardo S. Seastres)
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An old takes a nap on a bench in the open in Singapore on October 19, 2013. (Eduardo S. Seastres)

Photo of the Day: Making a Catch in Sri Lanka

A fisherman casts his rod in the surf in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 30, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/Getty Images)
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A fisherman casts his rod in the surf in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 30, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: A Furniture Vendor in Sri Lanka

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A man carries kindergarten furniture for sale on his shoulders as he walks in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 28, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: A Traditional Dance in India

Traditional dancers from the southern Indian state of Kerala perform in Kolkata, India on March 6, 2013. (Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images)
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Traditional dancers from the southern Indian state of Kerala perform in Kolkata, India on March 6, 2013. (Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images)