Diwali – The Festival Of Lights And Hope
Colourful History Of Diwali
People have been celebrating Diwali or Deepavali, as known in India for more than 4450 years. It was the era of Mahabharat. The Pandabs spent
12 years in the wild
and one year unknown with Panchali, the daughter of Pancharaj. They returned on the day of Diwali. The people of Hostinapur welcomed them by lighting lamps and lighting around the area.
Diwali Outside India
Diwali is not only
in India but also in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar Moriches, Guana, Malaysia, Singapore, and Fiji. Followers of Hinduism celebrate this day in almost every country in the world. In Bangladesh, educational institutes remain closed on this day.
Importance Of Diwali
Diwali is celebrated all over India and has different religious importance.
Worshipping the Maha Lakshmi
on this day has different importance according to the place of worship. People believe that Goddess Lakshmi comes down to the earth on the night of the tragedy( New Moon). It is essential to take a bath in the morning and give the poor food in the evening.
Diwali Is The Biggest Carnival In India
Girls and women wear brand new colourful clothing and jewellery at
. Their hands are decorated with extraordinary designs. This time of the year the selling of sweets increases in the Indian markets. As people exchange sweets with friends and families come together to celebrate the Carnival.
Diwali Is A Multi-Religious Festival
Diwali is not only celebrated by the Hindus but also
by the Sikhs, Jain and Buddhists. Hindus celebrate Diwali to honour Ram-chandra’s victory against the demon king Ravana.
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