Step into Edison’s BAPS Shri Swaminarayan temple on Sunday, and the first thing you notice is the thousands of people gathering for a Diwali celebration.
The second thing you notice is the colors.
Hundreds of blue and yellow sweets — an offering to god — are stacked high on red risers. Pink and orange sand creates swirling patterns on the floor. Women in purple, green and gold saris serve food to visitors.