Happy Diwali!

A little late, but I hope everyone had a good Diwali! I enjoyed some good Indian food and I hope you did the same. :)

47 Responses to Happy Diwali! (Leave a comment)

  1. Thanks alot Matt :) i am very happy that u are aware of our Indian Festivals

  2. And a happy Diwali to you too!

    I will have to stop by Neil Patels house for Samosas!

    Thanks for exposing me to yet another new thing, the holiday of lamps!

    Much Love,
    dk

  3. druva

    Thanks. Good to hear that you are aware of Indian festival

  4. Pavan

    Happy Diwali to you too, Matt!

  5. Happy Diwali Matt, I was surprised to see this post on my google reader

  6. Its great that you know abt our festivals. Realy amazing!

    May i know from whom you know abt this festival? Also can you name the Indian dishes that you had on diwali?

  7. Deb

    Matt – thanks for your wish in Indian festival, hope you and your family well.
    Deb

  8. sujeesh

    Happy Diwali Matt Cutts

  9. Wish you a Very HAPPY Diwali to you too.

    Thanks for posting a note on this too.

  10. Raj

    Happy Diwali to you too, Matt.

    Was surprised to see this title on your feed.

    Happy to know that you’re aware of Indian festivals, I think your Indian neighbor next door sent across some sweets and wishes!

  11. Same to you Matt! But to truly experience this you should get yourself to India and watch the crackers and lights keep you up all night!

    And then the feast the next morning.

  12. Hey Thanks Matt…

    You must have enjoyed Indian sweets too

    A very Happy Diwali and a prosperous New Year to you Matt :)

  13. Because Diwali is all going the food! xP

  14. Elan

    I would suspect that his Indian Collegues at Google I think Google has down a special logo for Diwali in the past.

    It was a rainy night for it in the UK so we didnt se many fireworks though round my way the fireworks on the sikh Gurus birthday are even louder

  15. Good Matt, Wishes for you too…

    We enjoyed the fest…. Glad that you had good Indian food…

  16. Morris Rosenthal

    Matt,

    Quick follow up on the Google graph results for stock symbols that they haven’t fixed yet. It starts out in sync in the morning, but stretches results a half hour into the future by the end of the day. I think the problem is just that the graph is labled to run from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, but the stock market closes at 4:00!

    Morris

  17. Hi Matt,

    Happy Diwali to you too.

    Indian Food really is good. I hope everyone had a great Diwali and enjoyed some great food.

    A happy Diwali to all people.

    Thank You Matt,
    Regards

  18. Hey Matt!

    Happy Diwali to you too :-)

    Great to know that you are aware of Indian festivals.

    Veetrag

  19. shamess, I’ve seen a lot of people in very nice new clothes too. :)

    Elan, sure. I had a couple samosas (mmm). aloo baigan, a little bit of korma, and some chicken tikka masala. Apologies if that I got any of that wrong–I’m a Kentucky boy. In the town where I grew up, the most exotic food we had at the time was a single Mexican restaurant.

    Elan, I think I went to my first Diwali festival in the early 90s in college. I was taking a comparative religion class and that’s what prompted me to find out more.

  20. Nicole

    Anyone see the Diwali episode of the “The Office?” A classic.

  21. Swarup

    Happy Diwali to you…. glad you see this at your blog :-)

  22. Belated – Happy Diwali to you too! So what all dishes did you try ? I guess if you ate at some Indian friend of yours..then most likely the dish would have been Aloo – poori:)

  23. Dave (Original)

    Had to Google that one :) For anyone else as ignorant as me

    http://www.diwalifestival.org/

  24. Well, now that’s a surprise when your post came up on GReader. And yes, you’ve spelled them all right in your post and the comment above. Hope you’ve not burned your mouth with spicy Indian food :P

    Belated happy Divali.

  25. Oh my goodness. I went and got a thirsty two ouncer and it was great. Then I had all you can eat Indian Buffet here in the Marina del Rey mall off of Mindanao. Oh boy it was good.

  26. Thanks Matt, Happy deepawali to you as well. We call it tihar here in Nepal.

    Once again Happy tihar and thanks for your wishes.

  27. Thanks Matt and same to you. That is what’s great about living in Singapore, we get to experience a variety of different cultures and celebrations. Hope you can come over to visit sometime.

  28. dave (orginal)

    David, it’s a pitty the whole of Singapore is not as cheap as Little India. Great City though, Singapore, been there many times.

  29. Happy Diwali to you Matt :)

  30. Thanks Matt. Its nice to note that you are aware of Indian festivals.
    By the way, wish you a Happy Halloween! Do post pics in your Halloween costume. I am eager to see how you look this Halloween :)

  31. Thank you matt..

    But you know Diwali is very sacred indian festival. People pray (puja) lady goddes “lakhsmi” in the night of diwali.
    “chicken tikka masala ” is not allowed in any of puja festival in indian culture.

  32. WoW, u remember !!
    Boooooooooooooom !!!!

  33. With google having an offshore center in india and with so many indians working for google, i am not sure why everyone is surprised…i am more surprised by the comments… lol

  34. COP

    Happy Diwalliiii dude!!!!

  35. Priyo Mukherjee

    Thanks & same to you Matt……….

    In West Bengal People celebrating this as Kali Puja :)

  36. Matt,

    Belated Happy Diwali to you too. I read your blog off & on, but commenting for the first time. Couldn’t resist for a Diwlai post!

    It is refreshing to see that Diwali has an international appeal.
    We had a grand diwali in UK – lots of fire works and lighting of lamps and prayers for health and wealth.

    Regards.

  37. Rashmi

    Happy Diwali,

    Hope u’ve enjoyed a lot indian food!!!!

    Specially in diwali we don’t take non-veg food. we pray Laxmi for more wealth.
    :) :)

    Happy Diwali!!!!

  38. Thanks Matt….late is ok, atleast you were aware of it…and that too Indian festivals…

    Best wishes of Happy Diwali to you too.. :)

  39. Hey,

    Thanks Matt.. I am really surprised & happy to read this on your Blog. :)

    I am really glad being an Indian that, you noticed this amazing festival, “Festival of Lights” to share the joy & happiness amongst the humanity at a large.

    We all wish you a very Happy Diwali :)

  40. Happy Diwali To You Too. I am Very Please To Know that You are Aware with Indian Festivals.

  41. Matt,

    Happy Diwali and Sal Mubarak, which means Happy New Year. The day after Diwali the Inidan New Year starts. Sorry am a bit late but i my self was out of town and just got back.

  42. Hi Matt,

    I missed the continuity. thanks for your reply. Any how, its really cool that you have tried some Indian foods.

  43. Wish you a Very HAPPY Diwali to everyone.

  44. Lol… I didn’t expected this while searching for Diwali e-cards.
    This is quiet surprising, that Americans are aware of Indian festivals too. :)
    Anyways, Happy Diwali to you too Matt.

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