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Book Review: The Magical Myths and Lost Legends of Diwali by Priyankee Saikia

The Magical Myths and Lost Legends of Diwali
Author: Priyankee Saikia
Publisher: Rupa Publications

The Magical Myths and Lost Legends of Diwali is a detailed account about various legends that surround one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India, Diwali. Right from celebrating the return of Lord Rama to Ayodhya to the defeat of Narakasura by Krishna, each region in India celebrates Diwali for a different reason. Hence, it is quite enlightening to know about various stories and learn about the origin of myriad customs that adorn our culture. This short book is a storehouse of myths and legends that surround this festival. It’s an interesting read!

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