Diwali – A Festival of Lights
Diwali – also known as The Festival of Light across the world is native to India. The festival is celebrated by people lighting diyas (clay lamps) which symbolize the spiritual energy that protects us from the darkness.
The origin of Diwali can be traced back to Hindu mythology when Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after completing his fourteen years long exile. The celebration of this festival is not just limited to a particular race or religion of people, it is celebrated throughout the country by rich and poor alike.
Excitement and glee can be felt in the air during the days leading up to Diwali. People are busy cleaning and decorating their houses with colors and lights. All varieties of delicacies are prepared at homes and shops. Markets are brimmed with colourful lights with each light having a story of its own.
Children can be heard laughing and playing with firecrackers. People pray for luck and good fortune and visit their friends and loved ones to exchange gifts and sweets. According to the Hindu calendar, Diwali is celebrated on Amavasya – the 15th day of Kartik month. No wonder why it is called ‘The Festival of Lights’ as the people on this day choose light over darkness.
DIWALI – Lighting the Lamps of Happiness
Diwali, is celebrated all over the world and is one of the most loved festivals, which spreads lights and happiness in the lives of people. Being celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Budhists and Jains, in Hindu month “Karthika”, it is believed that lighting a lamp gives them a life full of happiness eradicating all their sorrows, pain and troubles.
Diwali signifies the triumph of “good over evil, light over the darkness, and knowledge over the ignorance”. It is believed that after praying to goddess Lakshmi on the Diwali post cleaning the houses enlightens the people with knowledge, happiness, hope and luck for the lifetime!
दिवाली in Hindi
- दिवाली पर निबंध
- पटाखे बिना दिवाली मनाने के तरीके
- दिवाली की कविताएं और शुभ दीपावली शायरी
- दिवाली स्लोगन और दिवाली कोट्स
- छठ पूजा पर निबंध
- भाई दूज पर निबंध
DIWALI – Spreading Lights in Darkness
“Diwali”, also known as Deepawali”, the most favourite festival of children and people of all ages is usually celebrated in between October and November, as a festival of lights and happiness.
The relevance of this festival varies for many people. It is believed to be a celebration of Lord Krishna’s victory over Narakasura in South India whereas, in North India, it is celebrated because Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after triumph over Ravanasura.
Diwali is also associated with Hindu’s New Year. On this day, people light lamps in their homes symbolizing all their wins, and celebrate this day of joy by lighting Firecrackers and welcoming many more victories waiting for them.