Diwali • Holidays • Photo Essay • Photography • Top Celebrating Diwali, the festival of light November 6, 2021Add Commentby Sreehitha Gandluri A traditional Diwali design. (Sreehitha Gandluri/YJI) Sreehitha Gandluri uses a modern electric lighter to ignite candles for the ancient Hindu celebration of Diwali. (YJI photo) Diwali decorations include designs made with rangoli, ground up rice and colors, in the upper left. Below, YJI’s Sreehitha Gandluri and her brother Harsha Gandluri with sparklers. Traditional patterns for Diwali. (Sreehitha Gandluri/YJI) Sreehitha Gandluri is a Senior Reporter with Youth Journalism International.