Students that study abroad miss their families tremendously on festivals, especially on the most celebrated occasion of Diwali! So here’s how you can celebrate your first festival of lights while you are abroad.

Day 1: Clean your dorm room just like you used to do at your home with your parents. Decorate the room with fairy lights.

Day 2: Decorate your dorm room doorstep or apartment with colourful rangoli!

Day 3: Try to do puja and explain to your friend, the significance of praying to Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesh Ji!

Day 4: Invite your friends over for a feast. Do not forget to make them taste the delicious Diwali delicacies and sweets!

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