Diwali is the most auspicious and important festival of Hindus. Diwali, also often known as Deepavali which means festival of lights. Diwali festival is all about lights, Sweets, Fire crackers, new clothes etc. It fills our life with newness. Diwali Wishes started to pour from every near and dear one. People use to send each other Maa Durga Quotes. It is merry time for all the section of society. Goddess Durga is worshipped and people exchange Navaratri quotes. It is that part of the year when whole family joins in together to celebrate this auspicious occasion. There are several facts related to Diwali as given below:
Diwali is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the Hindu month of Kartika. Deepavali is celebrated as the homecoming of Lord Rama and Site after the exile of fourteen long years to Ayodhaya. People celebrated their homecoming by igniting earthen lamps and in modern days’ people use firecrackers to celebrate their happiness. Diwali is falling on 7nov, 2018 this year.
Deepavali means “The row of lighted lamps” i.e. Deep (lighted lamps) + vali (row) which gives a word called Deepavali. This festival of light signifies victory of light over darkness which also means victory of good over evil.
Deepavali means great shopping week of the year, markets are filled with enchanting people and there is great market offer too to lure customers. People buy big buys like cars, furniture, home products etc on Deepavali as it is thought be auspicious to buy during the festival time.
Rangoli is drawn with different sparking colors on the occasion of Deepavali. In schools and Colleges Rangoli competitions also take place to celebrate the spirit of Deepavali.
Goddess Laxmi is worshipped during evening to bless all her devotees. Goddess Laxmi is believed to be Goddess of good fortune. It is believed to bring good luck and fortune to home. All elders and children of the family come together for pooja in the evening Goddess Laxmi is decorated with beautiful “shringar” and illuminated with light and diyas. It is a most celebrated Hindu festival.