Deepavali, the festival of "rows of lights" (Deep =
Lamp, Vali =Array), is one of the most important of all Hindu
festivals. It is also a significant festival for the Sikh and
Jain faiths. Of all the festivals celebrated in India, Diwali is
by far the most glamorous and important.........
Hindi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken all over
India. It is one of the official languages of India. Hindi is
written in the standardized Devanagari script, which is written from
left to right. It was originally written with the Brahmi script but
since the 11th century AD it has been written with the Devanagri
alphabet. Hindi developed directly from the ancient language of
India, Sanskrit through Prakrit and Apabhramsha . It has been
influenced and enriched by Dravidian, Turkish, Farsi, Arabic,
Portugese and English.