November 10, 2015 4:26 PM EST

Millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world will celebrate the five-day festival of lights. The festival coincides with the Hindu new year and marks the triumph of good over evil. Watch the video above to learn everything you need to know about Diwali.

More Must-Read Stories From TIME

Contact us at letters@time.com.

Read More From TIME
You May Also Like
EDIT POST