Diwali : Festival of Lights and Colorful Rangoli.

Diwali : Festival of Lights and Colorful Rangoli.

Diwali is the biggest festival of Hindus. It is festival of Lights.  The word “Deepawali” refers to rows of diyas, or clay lamps. It is celebrated on the 15th day of Kartika, according to the Hindu calendar. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. It is celebrated on the 15th day of Kartika, according to the Hindu calendar.

 

 

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Diwali festival starts with Dhanteras, followed by Naraka Chaturdasi on the second day on the third day celebrate Diwali, and on the fourth day celebrate  “Govardhan pooja” and on the fifth day celebrate “Bhaidooj” which is dedicated for brother-sister.

Before Diwali night, people clean, renovate and decorate their homes. On Diwali night people wear new clothes and decorate their home with colorful Rangoli and light up diyas (lamps and candles) inside and outside their home, some people use small colorful electrical bulbs to decorate their home.

In Diwali night they participated in family pooja of Lakshmi Ganesh, (Lakshmi Is goddess of wealth and Prosperity)  After pooja children’s start playing with crackers.

On occasion of Diwali people give gifts of sweets to family members, close friends, and business associates. On Diwali Government offices, post offices and banks are closed in India. On occasion of Diwali People give gifts of sweets to family members, close friends, and business associates. On Diwali Government offices, post offices and banks are closed in India.
Diwali is a major shopping period in India

Related Links: –

What is Dhanteras?
What is Naraka Chaturdasi?
What is Bhai Duj Or Bhaiya Dooj?
What Is Govardhan pooja?

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