Diwali reminds us to think about less fortunate: Obama

mi1“It’s (Diwali) a time for us to think about our obligations to our fellow human beings, particularly those who are less fortunate than we are. And as we light the diya – the lamp – we recommit ourselves to the triumph of light over darkness of good over evil.
Dancing, celebration and good food remind us that life’s greatest joys are the simple pleasures that come from spending time with people we love. Contemplation and prayer remind us that that people of all faiths have an obligation to perform seva, or service to others.”

– US President Barack Obama

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