Diwali festival set to light up Seattle Center

People can celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, at an event this Saturday at Seattle Center.
Oct 19, 2017
Dozens of small plastic candles sit on a display at the Festival of Lights Diwali celebration at the Seattle Center Armory in 2014. (Lindsey Wasson / The Seattle Times)

Hey Seattle, get in the Diwali spirit!

With a growing South Asian population, is Seattle behind the curve in public celebration of Diwali?
Nov 3, 2016

Connecting the movements for Dalit and Black lives

When a Dalit delegation visited Seattle to raise awareness of caste apartheid in India, they found intersections with the fight for Black lives in the U.S.
Oct 22, 2015

Inslee criticizes intolerance after vandalism of Hindu temples

Gov. Jay Inslee spoke out against acts of intolerance and met with Hindu leaders last week after the recent vandalism incidents at two temples.
Mar 9, 2015

Second Seattle-area Hindu temple vandalized

The Hindu temple in Kent reported broken windows and graffiti — the second vandalism at a Hindu temple in the Seattle area in a few weeks.
Mar 1, 2015
Yoga instructor Sweta Saraogi shows one of her moves in the yoga studio she teaches out of in her condo in Seattle. (Photo by Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

The Seattle yoga scene’s diversity problem

"That’s the face of yoga: a thin, white, blonde American teacher who can do crazy pretzel moves and pass for a super model.”
Nov 28, 2014