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Diwali

WHY WE CELEBRATE DIWALI ?

  • Diwali also known as the Festival of Lights. It is a Hindu religious festival and one of the most important festivals within hinduism. It generally lasts five days (or six in some regions of India), and is celebrated during the months of October and November. It symbolises the spiritual “victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance”.The festival is widely associated with Laxmi, goddess of prosperity and Ganesha, god of wisdom and the remover of obstacles, with many other regional traditions connecting the holiday.
  • It is a celebration of the Rama day returned to his kingdom in Ayodhya with his wife Sita and his brother Lakshmana after defeating the demon Ravan in Lanka and serving 14 years of exile.
  • In the lead-up to Deepavali, celebrants prepare by cleaning, renovating, and decorating their homes and workplaces with diyas (oil lamps) and rangoli. During Diwali, people wear their finest clothes, illuminate the interior and exterior of their homes with lamp, diyasand rangoli, perform worship ceremonies of Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and wealth.
  • This festivals brings togetherness of families. This festivals celebrate 5 days. All the people gave gifts, sweets and love to each other. All the states are decorated with lights and all the houses decorated with rangoli, diyas,lights
  • Dhanteras
  • Choti Diwali
  • Diwali
  • Govardhan Pooja
  • Bhai Duj

DHANTARAS

  • Dhanteras is an auspicious occasion celebrated just before Diwali or the festival of lights. It is said that on the day of Dhantrayodashi, Goddess Lakshmi came out of the ocean during the churning of the sea.
  • People throng into shops to purchase gold, silver, and utensils and offer prayers to Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi. It is considered an opportune time to invest in these metals as it is said to bring prosperity, good luck, and happiness to families and business ventures.

DIWALI

  • Diwali is festivals of lights and in this day people do Laxmi Pooja in their houses and all houses decorated with lights, diyas, lamps, and other decoration like rangoli.
  • And on this festivals people clean their houses and purchase new things for house. and they brings crackers .
  • On Diwali all families meet together and do Pooja and on this day people spread love over families.

Govardhan Pooja

  • Govardhan Pooja is performed to commemorate the victory of Lord Krishna over Lord Indra. According to Hindu mythology, Lord Krishna, with the help of his little finger, had lifted Govardhan parvat (hill) to provide shelter to the people of Vrindavan to protect them from heavy rainfall. It’s believed that after continuous rains for seven days and seven nights, Lord Indra accepted his defeat and stopped the rain.
  • Govardhan Pooja stresses the importance of the fundamental aspects of human life. This is also thought to be a good way to express gratitude to mother nature. On this occasion, devotees perform Annakut Pooja.

Bhai Dooj

  • The special day is almost here. Bhai Dooj celebrates the bond between a brother and a sister. Celebrated during. Diwali Bhai Dooj is observed with the sister putting a mixture of honey, curd and ghee on the forehead of the brother and chanting a special mantra which denotes that he is protected from all kinds of evil. Bhai Dooj, another form of sibling love and protection, will be celebrated on October 26 this year. Every year, during Diwali celebrations, siblings wait for Bhai Dooj to draw the line of protection around each other.

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