Deepavali signifies a moment of light overcoming darkness: PM

Deepavali signifies a moment of light overcoming darkness: PM

November 10, 2015   11:08 am

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Deepavali renews hope in our hearts towards the engagement of the human spirit in overcoming evil with the goodness that exist among mankind, the Prime Minister said in his Deepavali Message. 


Also, it symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, hope over despair, the statement said.


The full message:


Deepavali, the Festival of Lights, signifies a moment of light overcoming darkness, the good triumphing over evil, for the Hindu faithful throughout the world and Sri Lanka.


It is a joyous occasion for the Hindus who celebrate it as one of the most important holy days in their calendar.


Deepavali renews hope in our hearts towards the engagement of the human spirit in overcoming evil with the goodness that exist among mankind. It symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, hope over despair.


Hindus believe that Deepavali heralds in the demise of selfishness, jealousy and self-centeredness, renewing hope in their hearts and faith in their fellow beings.


May all Sri Lankans enjoy and experience the joy of the festival of lights in their hearts and their homes.

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