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  • Who can forget Mere paas na apane baap-dada ki daulat ki nahi ek pai hai aur nahi mujhe chahiye, mere paas agar kuch hain to apane maa ka diya hua aashirwaad, or Main panch lakh ka sauda karne aaya hoon aur mere jeb mein panch photi kaudi bhi nahi hai or Aaj aapke paas aapki sari daulat sahi, lekin aap se bada gareeb maine zindagi mein nahin dekha and many more.

    Trishul

  • Kemudian, diya akan ke K. L untuk temankan ayah buat pemeriksaan di HUKM.

    KLuBBKiDD'S RaVe

  • However, this was not an oversight, and the President lit the traditional "diya" or oil lamp for Diwali at the White House yesterday before embarking on this trip.

    Georges Ugeux: Barack Obama Visits Mumbai...on Diwali!

  • The parents of Mousa - who was found dead on November 27 - said they do not want "diya" or blood money.

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  • Indranil Mukherjee/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images An Indian potter coloured diya, earthen lamps, at Kumbharwada in preparation for Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Mumbai on Monday.

    Asia in Pictures

  • It is on behalf of the American people and with the hope that each of us will renew our commitment to serve our neighbors, I invite the priest Narayanachar Digalakote to lead us into prayer and light the Diwali diya.

    Anju Bhargava: White House Diwali Emphasizes Seva

  • The monetary value of physical harms inflicted diya for a woman would be half that of a man.

    Shadi Sadr: Pushed Back to Square One

  • Left, an electric diya on display at a shop in New Delhi, Monday.

    Diwali, Made in China

  • It was dark outside, and here, a single sesame oil diya cast its light over the pearl-embedded sheet, which glowed like the fresh snows of Srinagar at sunrise.

    Shadow Princess

  • A lone diya cast its thin light around the room made fully of marble—the walls, the ceiling, the floor, all embellished in the same pietra dura inlay that the outside baithak boasted.

    Shadow Princess

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  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diya_(light)

    A diya, divaa, deepam, or deepak is a lamp made usually of clay, with wick made of cotton and dipped in ghee or vegetable oils.

    Clay diyas are temporary and are used for special occasions, while diyas made of brass are permanent fixtures in homes and temples. Diyas are native to India, and are often used in Hindu, Sikh, and Jain religious festivals such as Diwali. A similar lamp called a butter lamp is similarly used in Tibetan Buddhist offerings.

    May 9, 2010

  • a small candle, lit during ceremonies or rituals. It's a metaphor for love in a similar way that "flame" is in English; you can "keep the candle lit" for Thingummy

    June 25, 2009