Darkness is absence of light
Ignorance is absence of knowledge
Evil is absence of goodness
Despondence is absence of joy
Let this Diwali remove the darkness
Of our minds and hearts
And help us fill the Earth
With peace, prosperity and pure joy
For humans and contemporary beings
From microbes to majestic elephants.
May million lamps of truth and trust
Flood dear world with flawless felicity.