Candlelight, pottery lamps, homes full of the sweet smell of delicious sweets, the warmth of family and friends, and the coolness of the upcoming winter season, that is how we would like to paint a complete picture of Diwali celebrations in India. Diwali— “the festival of lights” is a major festival in India, especially celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains worldwide. Remembering the victory of good over evil, and is an opportunity for people to move forward, let go of resentment, and rejoice.
There is nothing more thrilling than a traditional festival like Diwali, or as some people call it Deepavali. It introduces itself to a time of year when everyone would gather and want to spend this time of the year with their families, friends and ethnic groups. It’s more than just celebrating the festival, it is more like a reunion and we can relive our childhood memories, we strengthen our bond with our family members
Festival for all
Kids enjoy this festival a lot they wear new dress and celebrate by bursting firecrackers and lighting the sky. Every year, Indian communities around the world celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, with great rejoicing. Diwali is a five-day festival celebrating the triumph of light over darkness, the win of truth over arrogance and good over bad. The origin of the word 'Diwali' comes from the Sanskrit word 'Deepavali' where 'deepa' means 'light' and 'vali' means 'row'.
Hence the range of lights, which is exactly what is seen in homes at this time — the lines of light in celebration of the festival. What will strengthen us, to celebrate our victory, whether small or great, we will celebrate, so that we can attract that luck on our next journey.
In all the challenges we face, we must not forget our unachieved ambitions and in every difficulty, we must remember our successes. We can only learn to prepare for the future so that we do not get caught when our plans and hopes are threatened, that is how we prepare for development.
Important Facts About Diwali
Hindus celebrate the return of Lord Rama and Mata Sita to Ayodhya after their 14-year exile. They also celebrated the day when mata Durga destroyed a demon called Mahishasur.
Sikhs in particular celebrate the release from prison of the sixth official Hargobind Singh in 1619. But the Sikhs celebrated the festival before this day.
During Diwali, the Jains celebrated the moment they reached a land called Moksha (nirvana, or eternal bliss).
For every challenge that we have faced, we must not forget our ambitions and in every defeat, we must remember our achievements. We can only learn to prepare for the future so that we do not get caught off guard when our plans and hopes get derailed or threatened, that is how we prepare for a breakthrough.
This festival is celebrated on the day of Amavasya or ‘no moon’ and announces the beginning of the arrival of the new year according to the Hindu calendar. Celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains, each of these groups honours a person of historical and historical significance. Whatever a person's belief, it is a celebration of good and evil and announces new, good beginnings.
Here are a few tips for celebrating Diwali in India safely.
Stay away from synthetic fabrics, wear only cotton clothes.
Have a fire extinguisher and keep the first aid box in your home.
Do not burn crackers in a closed area.
Never light a cracker while holding it in your hand
Diwali is a time of joy, celebration and gathering of Indians around the world. While the festival is celebrated nationally, it is also celebrated in other Hindu countries including Nepal, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Singapore, Myanmar, Indonesia, Britain, Malaysia, Thailand, Guyana, Japan, Fiji, Trinidad and Tobago, Africa and Australia.