03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Diwali: Countdown To The Festival Of Lights (PHOTOS, POLL)

India is preparing for Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, an important festival for Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism.

Below we have selected some of the pictures that show the breathtaking preparations for the festivities. Which one is your favorite?

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