First day Hindu Festival of Lights to November 11. Deepavali or Diwali marks the conquest of evil and ignorance. This festival is celebrated with lights in Hindu homes, stores, and temples, new clothes, feasts, and temple visits. For children, check out the National Film Board’s cartoon “Lights for Gita”: https://www.nfb.ca/film/lights_for_gita. Good time to visit Hindu temples.