Wishes you a Very Happy & Prosperous Diwali
What is Diwali?
Diwali is the five- day festival of lights celebrated by millions of Hindus, Jain & Sikhs across the globe. The Diwali is also considered as good over evil. The actual day of Diwali is celebrated on the festival’s third day, Which this year falls on Wednesday, November 11.
This festival of lights usually falls between the Middle of the October & the middle of the November, although that is decided upon by the Hindu lunar calendar.
Why Diwali is Celebrated?
Diwali is the largest festival in India, celebrated throughout the country by most of its religions. Diwali festival is very important for Hindus & commemorates the return of incarnation of the god Rama to his home of Ayodhya after an exile of fourteen years, during which he defeated the demon Ravana.
How Diwali is Celebrated?
Many people decorate their home & offices with beautiful electric lights or small oil clay lamps. People also decorate their home with candles & flowers floating on the surface are also popular decorations.
People make a special effort to clean their homes & yards before Diwali. They wear new clothes & give sweets to the family members & friends/ Fireworks are set off in the evening in some areas. Fairs are held in many towns & villages. The Goddess Lakshmi was Vishnu’s consort & she symbolizes prosperity & wealth. She is also worshipped on Diwali.
Hindu women prepare mouth watering Delicious including snacks & sweets. Later in the Diwali evening firecrackers take central stage while those who want to stay away from the noise & pollution spend the night playing cards.