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It's Diwali again! The beautiful festival of lights, fireworks and joy! Deepavali is a festival of happiness, bliss and prosperity. Diwali or Deepavali is one such festival which is celebrated across the entire stretch of the nation. It is an important day of celebration especially for the Hindus as the day signifies victory of light over darkness, of the good over the evil. In fact Diwali is one of the most popular celebration for the entire nation.
According to the Hindu epic Ramayana, Lord Rama returned to his home with Sita after killing the demon Ravana, Ayodhya after 14 years of exile on this day. His subjects expressed their happiness by lighting up the entire city with lights or diyas. Diwali or Deepavali is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Deep+Avali.’ Deep means diya or lamp of clay or earthen pots decorated colorfully and Avali means a row; so deepavali means a row of diyas or light. Hence Diwali is also known as ‘Festival Of Lights!” Another interesting fact is that since Lord Rama travelled from south India towards North where his kingdom was the entire stretch of land was lit up with diyas as he crossed them. Hence Diwali or Deepavali is a national festival celebrated by the entire country.
Diwali celebrations begin on the 13th day of the month Ashwin as per the Hindu calendar. This day is celebrated as ‘Dhanteras.’ Dhan means wealth and as the tradition goes it is believed to be an auspicious day for people to buy gold or silver for the house. It is believed that buying gold is very lucky and it even welcomes Maa Laxmi the goddess of Wealth and Prosperity. People even greet each other with Dhanteras cards and ecards and send their well wishes. Wearing new clothes is also an important part of Dhanteras celebration. The next day is Choti Diwali or ‘Narkachaturdshi.’ This was the day when Lord Krishna killed Narkasura.
The 15th day of the month is ‘Diwali.’ The celebration starts right from the morning when the entire house is decorated with flowers and Diwali rangoli. By the evening every Hindu household carries out Diwali puja or ceremony for worshipping Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi. Goddess Lakshmi emerged is the goddess of wealth and prosperity and it is believed that on this day she visits the houses of her devotees to bestow her blessings on them. This started the tradition of cleaning the house and offices before diwali to welcome Goddess Lakshmi. The entire house and city gets illuminated with diwali lights and fireworks. Some people even do Diwali puja in their offices after their home. Diwali is even a new year for many accounting firms. The next day is celebrated by different names in various parts of the country, Goverdhan Puja or Padva or Bali Prativpada or Annakoot in the north and the south of India. The fifth day of celebration is called Bhaiduj or Bhai Phota. On this auspicious day brothers and sisters meet to express their love and affection for each other.
In Jainism too, this day holds a lot of significance. On this day Lord Mahavira the last of the Jains’ thirthankars attained moksh or nirvana at pavapuri and on this very day his disciple Gautam Swami attained ‘Kevalgyan’ or complete knowledge. For Sikhs too this day holds lot of importance as it was on this day that the sikhs’ sixth guru, Guru Hargobind ji was freed from imprisonment and he went to Darbar Sahib or the Golden Temple.
Diwali is a very auspicious day for all Hindus and it also marks the beginning of the new year for them. People start up there new accounts book on this day after doing Laxmi Puja and Ganesh Puja. The shops and offices are decorated with flowers and puja is done. Lots od sweets, diwali gifts are one of the noted features of the diwali celebration.
Diwali Diyas And Fireworks:
Lighting up the diyas and foreworks are one of the marked traditions of diwali or deepavali. The dark moonless night glows with light of the beautiful diyas and the sky is lit up with various forms and colors of fireworks. The epic says that when Lord Rama returned to his kingdom after killing the demon Ravana people lighted his way with the Diyas. Hence lighting the diyas means welcoming good spirit or happiness and removing the darkness in ones life. The modern fireworks also symbolizes the same. Today the markets and malls are full of designer diwali diyas and crackers.
Diwali is celebrated with lots of lights around. People expressed their happiness by lighting candles, fireworks and diyas. Fireworks are a way to show the happiness of the coming of Lord Rama. The light it flashes in the darkness symbolizes the victory of good over evil. With the time the lighting of the Diyas have changed it’s form and now a days designer diyas and scented candles have taken it’s place. Lots of designer diyas and candles are available in the market. Long before Diwali comes the markets and malls are full of discounts and sale, with mobs buying lots of new clothes and Diwali decoration stuffs. Diwali is not just a way of expressing happiness it has a very deep meaning. The light signifies spirituality, purification of the soul, attaining knowledge and peace. In the modern times this day is celebrated with lights, diyas, fire-crackers, rangoli and by exchanging sweets, gifts, Diwali greetings and Deepavali cards. These days Diwali e-greeting cards are available too, with these ecards you can wish luck, prosperity and happiness for your loved ones even if they are far away from you
The most common and taraditionl way of wishing Diwali is by saying "Happy Diwali". Familes visit each other homes or a common place and hug each other with there warm wishes. Exchanging Diwali gifts or Diwali sweets is also a popular tradition. Many business houses send their clients special Diwali cards and Diwali greeting cards with a new year wish.
So come let's celebrate and enjoy the lights and sounds of this wonderful festival of lights. Reach out to your friends / family/ relatives/ acquaintances on this festival of lights with our warm and heartfelt Diwali ecards. Spread a smile on their face with our designer Diwali greeting cards. Send Free Online Diwali Greeting Cards to your friends & loved ones. ALL Diwali Greetings are absolutely FREE!