Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Deepavali (Diwali) Gambling

  • Gambling is a ritual during Diwali.
  • It is believed that gambling in the night prior to Deepavali will bring prosperity throughout the year.
  • Therefore people, especially in North India gamble throughout the night.
  • Some may continue even after the sunrise.
  • No one seems to worry about any loss.
  • Great amount of money used to be involved.