On Sunday afternoon, Oct. 23, members of the Frisco community gathered at the Hyatt Regency in Stonebriar Centre for an official lamp lighting and celebration of Diwali, popularly known as the "Festival of Lights".

Diwali, or Deepawali, is celebrated by members of many faiths including Hindu, Jain, Buddhist and Sikh. The word Diwali is derived from the Sanskrit word Deepawali, which means "a row of lights."

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