3 September 2019—17 July 2020

School loan box: Hindu Faith and Diwali Festival

Borrow our Hindu faith & Diwali school boxes to handle and investigate artefacts used in Hindu religious practice and festivals.

Discover how each item is used as part of worship, to demonstrate commitment to the Hindu faith or as part of the Hindu celebration Diwali.

We have two loan boxes available. Each includes 12 artefacts to support teaching.

Hindu Faith & Diwali Festival box 1 contents: 

  • Information for teachers about each artefact
  • Ceramic Diwali Diva Lamps x 4
  • Poster – Hindu god Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva
  • Murti Statue – Hindu goddess Lakshmi
  • Mehndi henna template
  • Metal Diva lamp
  • Rangoli pattern book
  • Diwali greetings card
  • Mask – Hindu elephant god Ganesh
  • Poster – Hindu Ganesh, Lakshmi and Saraswati
  • School box: Hindu Faith & Diwali FestivalHindu Dandiya sticks x 2
  • Poster – Hindu god Hanuman
  • Bell for prayer

Hindu Faith & Diwali Festival box 2 contents:

  • Information for teachers on each artefact
  • Ceramic Diwali Diva Lamp
  • Poster – Hindu god and goddess Shiva and Parvati
  • Poster – Hindu goddess Lakshmi
  • Mask – Hindu elephant god Ganesh
  • Metal Diva lamp
  • Diwali book
  • Mehndi henna template
  • Brass incense holder
  • Bell for prayer
  • Hindu Dandiya sticks x 2
  • Murti Statue – Goddess Lakshmi
  • Brass puja tray

Suitable for: Year 3-6

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Available at M Shed and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery only. Complimentary use when booking a workshop. Charged at £1 per child for independent visits.

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