Come early October, the U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the Hindu festival of Diwali with a Forever stamp.

The dedication ceremony will take place at the Consulate General of India in New York City.

According to a press release, the stamp design is a photograph featuring a traditional diya oil lamp “beautifully lit, sitting on a sparkling gold background. Diya lamps are usually made from clay with cotton wicks dipped in a clarified butter known as ‘ghee’ or in vegetable oils.”

Diwali celebrates the “triumph of good over evil. Spanning five days each autumn, it is considered by some to be the start of the new year.”

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii released a statement on the news of the stamp.

Diwali Forever Stamp

“Diwali honors self-awareness, righteousness, and service to others before self — values that transcend different religions, backgrounds, and differences,” she said in a press release. “This act by the U.S. Postal Service to recognize this special day is momentous and will further increase and enrich our nation’s tapestry of religious and cultural diversity.”

Gabbard, a Hindu, cosponsored a U.S. House Resolution calling for the Diwali stamp and worked to gather petition signatures in support.

Her office says Diwali “is observed by Hindus, Christians, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists in the United States, India, and around the world” between mid-October and mid-November.

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