Volume 76, Number 21 | October 11 - 17, 2006


Villager photo by Milo Hess

A hennaed hand at a celebration of Diwali, the Festival of Lights, at the South St. Seaport two weekends ago. Symbolizing the victory of good over evil, Diwali, which lasts five days, is a major Hindu, Jain, Sikh and Buddhist festival and celebration. Lamps are lit as a sign of celebration and hope for mankind.

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