The biggest celebration of them all is coming up and Dilliwalahs are busy cleaning their houses. Wondering why everyone is buying brushes and scrubbing furiously? This idiots guide will give you some sort of answer in just 200 words.
You could go to shopping centres or fancy places like Khan Market to buy your diyas, but why not get what you want directly from Delhi’s potter communities and street sellers? Here’s where to go.
Mela means market and with the biggest event in the Hindu calendar coming up there’s the chance to shop, shop, shop. Here’s the lowdown on Delhi’s top three melas, where they are and when they’re open.
The biggest celebration of them all is less than a fortnight away, but what is Diwali (or is it Deepavali) all about? This idiots guide will give you some of the answers.
Returning home to Dilli from the UK early last week, India didn’t waste a second in reminding me why I love her. A jam packed calendar of festival means that everything was suddenly full on. And it is not over yet. Diwali is coming.
Are you ready? You better be. Festival season is about to hit hard and fast. Here’s a run down of what’s on, when and where so you don’t miss out.