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A cartoon story relaying the importance of lighting the way for Lakshmi and how her visitation at Diwali brings prosperity and good fortune for the coming year. This is followed by an insight into the Mandir and how Hindus say special prayers and offerings, or Puja, to ask for a good year ahead.
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First broadcast:
14 March 2000

Classroom Ideas

Children could discuss ways in which their lives are guided and compare this to the way Lakshmi is guided by the lights. They could also retell the story from the clip in their own words or through drama.

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