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Diwali- The Ray Of Hope, All You Need To Know!

Diwali- The Ray Of Hope, All You Need To Know!

Diwali- The Ray Of Hope, All You Need To Know!

Diwali or Deepavali (in Sanskrit) is the festival of lights, colors, and happiness. This Hindu festival is being celebrated all over in India by every religious people, whether it’s Sikh, Jain, or Muslim. On this auspicious day, millions of people celebrate Diwali, forget every sorrow, hatred, or other issues in life.

Diwali continues in India for almost five days. Hindus decorate their house with flowers and colorful Diwali lights, worship goddess Laxmi and perform Diwali arati.

In the evening, everyone lightens up Diwali Diya (small oil clay lamps) or colorful sparkling Diwali lights in the house premises and temples. Everyone, especially children, celebrates with varieties of firecrackers (Diwali fireworks). Even, people distribute sweets and Diwali gift to their relatives. Everyone wears new clothes and jewelry on this auspicious day.

Diwali is the celebration of lights, the festival of new beginnings, and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. Diwali festival takes place between October to November each year.

The Sanskrit word Deepavali means rows of lighted lamps. The reason behind this celebration is, Lord Ram and Maa Sita returned Ayodhya after 14 years of exile. To welcome them, Ayodhya peoples lighted lamps on the paths, lanes, and house premises of the land. Thus, the celebration has begun.

Therefore, on Diwali, people also design vibrant, creative Rangoli designs in their houses. Be a part of this astonishing, dynamic celebration and enjoy every bit of the Indian traditions.

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