Ancient South Asia has lots of great religious holidays
Vesak is the most important holiday, it is Buddha's birthday. Buddha is the person who invented Buddhism. It was from his thoughts this religion was born. This year Vesak day is June 1, 2015.
This is a statue of the great Buddha.
This is a picture of people who look like they are praying. I think they are praying to Buddha.
This is another Vasak Day picture.
Diwali is a Hindu holiday. It is from the Sanskrit word Dīpãvali, meaning "row of lights" is a Hindu festival of lights lasting five days! For lots of Hindus, Diwali is also New Year's Eve. Diwali is held on the final day of the Vikram calendar, a type of Hindu calendar followed by North Indians.
This is the Hinduism religion symbol. Hinduism is the religion that Diwali is from.
Diwali is the festival of lights
This is a building that people celebrate Diwali in.
In conclusion we have a lot of great holidays here South Asia and we would love for you to visit sometime.