Diwali is an ancient Hindu “festival of lights,” celebrated on the darkest new moon night between mid-October and mid-November. It’s a happy time, celebrating light over darkness, and hope over despair. Hindus traditionally clean their houses, make renovations and even splurge on new clothing and jewelry during this time. Fireworks (patakhe) light up the sky.
This fall, Harvard University Dining Services provided its own culinary fireworks to go with the festival. Executive Chef