Importance of Diwali

Importance of Diwali

Importance of Diwali
Diwali, the festival of light falls on the ‘Amavasya’ when the moon is hidden and there is darkness all around. Light is the symbol of hope spread positivity and elegance in the atmosphere. The tingling flame of earthen diyaas on the terrace makes the environment lofty and charismatic. Light in every corner of our house removes the darkness on the night of Diwali. In this night people decorate their houses with small decorative bulbs, candles and diyaas.
What is Diwali
Deepavali – The initial name of the festival is symbolizing diyaa. The festival is all about lightning diyaas. Later on, Deepavali becomes Diwali as the people and the generation changes slowly from the ancient era to the modern era. Diwali is also known as ‘ festivals of light’ because on this day people decorate their houses with lights. It is celebrated usually in the month of October or November. Diwali has a special significance in the Hindu culture as well as in Sikh religion and Jains.

Significance of Diwali
Diwali is the Indian festival that brings a series of festivals with it. One after another, there is a chance of celebrating ceremonial festivals. People of all age and culture love to celebrate Diwali. This festival is so significant that it is even celebrated outside India people other than Indian origin also love to celebrate this festival with zeal and enthusiasm. People wear new clothes and various sweet delicacies are prepared on this day. Diwali is a festival filled with spiritual and religious belief. On this day Maa Laksmi is worshipped, worship of Ma Kali, worship of Lord Ganesha, worship of Lord Chitragupta and Lord Govardhan Parvat.

The significance of Light and Crackers
The illumination of light and cracker on this night is an expression of obeisance to the heaven for the fulfillment of health, wealth and prosperity in the life. According to the belief, the sound of crackers on this night indicates the happiness and joy of the people living on earth, making the Gods aware of their plentiful state. The fumes produced by the crackers also destroy the insects and mosquitoes present in the atmosphere.

10 Reasons to Celebrate Diwali
1) Goddess Lakshmi Birthday
2) The return of Pandava
3) The victory of Rama
4) Vishnu rescued Lakshmi
5) Krishna killed Naraaksaur
6) Coronation of Vikramaditya
7) A special day for the Arya Samaj
8) A special day for the Sikhs
9) A special day for the Jains
10) The Popes Diwali speech



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