Diwali 2016 News

The Multifaith Chaplaincy at Bates College hosted DIWALI, a Hindu Festival of Lights in Gomes Chapel on October 30th. Swan Kirtan, a devotional group of chanting musicians, provided beautiful kirtan music. Three student speakers, Deepsing Syangtan ’18, Chirayu Baral ’19 and Meha Jhajharia ’19 shared their experiences of Diwali traditions around the globe and students produced beautiful rangoli designs at the entrance of the Chapel. Photographs and a video from the event are provided below.