City of Widows

Challenging the tradition, hundreds of widows celebrate Diwali in Vrindavan

Challenging the tradition, hundreds of widows celebrate Diwali in Vrindavan

October 28, 2016

On this Diwali, about a thousand widows from across India gathered to celebrate the festival of lights inside the centuries-old Gopinath Temple in Vrindavan, holding candles and earthen lamps in their hands. Choosing to break away from age-old tradition and social taboo, they par...

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