His return was a matter of great joy and relief to the people of Ayodhya. Diwali is considered one of the foremost holidays in Hinduism and is my favorite Hindu holiday. Rangolis are made and diyas are placed in between these beautiful creations of art to enhance their look. Conclusion Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is a mark of the Hindu tradition. He initiated his shaashan Jaina-shashana on Shravana KrashNa 1 at his first assembly at Rajgrah. Diwali is the festival of lights. People buy sweets for their own families and also send them as presents to their friends and relatives.
At night, buildings are illuminated with earthen lamps, candle-sticks and electric bulbs. Among these, Diwali perhaps is the most pan-Indian festival celebrated with great pomp and mirth throughout the length and breadth of the country. Rangolis are made and decorative items are used to enhance the beauty of these places. The entire town was illuminated with diyas. We celebrate Diwali festival by exchanging sweets and explosion of fireworks. People continue to follow this ritual even today.
On Diwali I go to the temple to celebrate. Houses are cleansed, white washed and painted. The delicious food associated with the feast makes us feel that this festival must come more often in a year. I start waiting for Diwali many days before!! There is huge excitement amongst Hindus to celebrate the festival in the grandest possible way. My grandmother tells me that the victory of Good over Evil is the reason for this celebration. It is difficult to step out on Diwali as well as days after the festival. Many legends are associated with this festival.
Mandir Temple decorated with lights during Diwali Hindus light up their homes and shops, to welcome the goddess Lakshmi, to give them good luck for the year ahead. The other major excitement for Deepavali is the bursting of crackers and fireworks. Many offices and residential societies host Diwali parties a day or two before the festival. It is a festival of lights. Apart from houses, public buildings and government officers are also lit up. To get over the darkness of loss and failures, we have to light up the lamps of prosperity. Since Deepavali is a festival for more than 2 days, we have 2 or 3 new dresses.
Each group competes the other by exploding crackers of bigger force. Hence, in a world like ours, broken by narrow domestic walls of religious fanaticism and social disharmony, a festival like Diwali can bring people together, heal wounds, and can help in fostering national integration. Conclusion Diwali is a sacred festival. Lakshmi Puja is the Puja of Lakshmi Goddess and is performed at the night during Diwali. This year we burst lot of crackers. The preparations for Deepavali start long before the festival date.
Diwali also commemorates the return of along with Ma Sita and Lakshman from his 14-year-long exile and vanquishing the demon-king Ravana. Diwali Celebrations Diwali is being celebrated in India since the ancient times. The atmosphere of festivity begins days before Diwali. Diwali is celebrated by Hindus. It is a Hindu Festival.
There is joy on every face. A lot of preparation goes in before the actual festival. A number of rituals form a part of the Diwali celebrations. As the lights keep away the darkness, Goddess Kali drives away the evil forces in our world. For children the biggest joy that Diwali brings is the opportunity to burn crackers. Amavasya, the second day of Deepawali, marks the worship of when she is in her most benevolent mood, fulfilling the wishes of her devotees. They make preparations for it weeks in advance.
It therefore, promotes unity, common brotherhood, and communal harmony. While it offers momentary pleasure, its repercussions are extremely harmful. This festival is celebrated by the Hindus in the Hindu month of which falls sometime during the months of October-November. It is also a significant festival for the Sikh community. Markets are abuzz with activity as people indulge in a major shopping spree in shops loaded with goods. The Hindu culture teaches us to live in harmony with one another.
It is the festival of lights. For Hindus it is one of the most important festivals, and in some parts of India it marks the beginning of the new year. Bursting sound-emitting firecrackers has been banned by the Supreme Court especially during 10 pm to 6 am. I usually have to be a vegetarian, because I go to the Alter and offer different sweets and fruits. Mrityor ma Amtitamagamaya Lead me from death to immortality.