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.
Onlookers stand as watch as a Hindu ritual takes place in India on October 8, 2013. (Juan Luis Sánchez/Flickr)
A boat gently makes its way across the calm waters of Inle Lake, Myanmar on October 3, 2013. (Myanmar Explorer/Flickr)
Broken statues and red ruin walls surround a giant Buddha statue in Ayutthaya, Thailand on October 4, 2013. (C. Reid Taylor/Flickr)
A group of animals graze on the endless plains of Mongolia on October 6, 2013. (Daniela Hartmann/Flickr)
A cow stares calmly into the camera in Bangalore, India on October 20, 2013. (Rain-In-The-Face/Flickr)
An old takes a nap on a bench in the open in Singapore on October 19, 2013. (Eduardo S. Seastres)
A fisherman casts his rod in the surf in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 30, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/Getty Images)
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)
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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