Diwali is a Festival of Lights that is celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains all over the world. The festival of lights marks the triumph of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. Diwali is the time for cleaning the house, strengthening the bond of togetherness with family, friends, and relatives. The festival is observed in November and is celebrated differently in different regions of India. The festival of lights and candles is the time to exchange Diwali gifts and to share sweets with each other. It is the day to remember that the light of God always triumphs over darkness.