Diwali, the festival of lights, celebrates the ending of the Ramayana story in which King Rama is reunited with his long-lost wife Sita. Two young British Hindus describe the significance of the festival and how they prepare for the celebration.

This clip is from:
Belief File, Hinduism: Family
First broadcast:
25 March 2011

In small groups, the class could focus on a sense each, they could watch the film and identify the tastes, smells and sounds of the festival. They could then explore the impact these might have on the lives of Hindus.