Many types of festivals are celebrated in our country of India. Diwali is also an important festival among them. But this festival is so dear that people of all religions celebrate it with great pomp.
There has never been any society where people do not express their happiness and happiness through festivals. There is a difference of religion in India and due to this difference; many festivals of Hindus are seen like Holi, Krishnashtami, Navratri and Deepawali.
Out of which Deepawali or this festival of lights is very important. When I think of this festival, my mind jumps with joy. No house is without light on this day because this festival brings light to every house.
History of Diwali
When Lord Ram came back to Ayodhya after spending fourteen years of exile, then the lamp was lit in Ayodhya and happiness was celebrated. Since then that day was celebrated as Diwali.
According to such people, Diwali There is much history to celebrate. Some people say that in Satyuga, Lord Narasimha killed the demon Hiranyakashipu on this day.
The festival of Diwali is celebrated in this happiness. Some people say that Lord Krishna killed Narakasura in Dwapar on Kartik Amavasya, so it is celebrated. Many people have different stories.
This holy festival of lights is celebrated with great enthusiasm all over India on the new moon day of Kartik month. The black night of Amavasya is completely illuminated with crores of lamps.
It is believed that Lord Shri Ram came back to Ayodhya after being out of Ayodhya for 14 years, in this joy the people of Ayodhya welcomed him by lighting thousands of lamps.
Diwali is the biggest festival of the country. On this day there is only happiness everywhere. There is a different enthusiasm in the mind of people. People of the people start waiting for this festival from the first day of the year.
People start cleaning the house from many months ago, people say that the more cleanliness in the house on the day of Diwali, as much as the residence of Lakshmi ji. And there will be maximum receipt of money.
Many months in advance the markets start getting crowded. For new clothes, for decorating the houses, many types of items are available, colorful lights, rangoli, pylons etc., decoration items are available.
Twinkling of Lamps
In preparation for the festival, we clean the house and the surrounding places very well. Apart from this, the festival of Diwali keeps us connected with our customs and rituals, gives knowledge of the might of our worship and faith.
It also makes us aware that no matter what happens, in the end the victory is always of truth and righteousness.
Diwali brings happiness, joy and lots of prosperity every year. On this occasion, on the dark night of Amavasya, the whole country gets illuminated by the glare of diyas.
For years on Diwali, according to the ritual, everyone lights up their homes with diyas.
How is Diwali Celebrated?
In fact, Diwali is not a festival of just one day. Two days before Diwali, Dhantresh is considered. According to Hindu religion, it is auspicious to take anything on this day. And from this day our Deepawali also starts.
Till Dhantresh we clean our houses, we also do the decoration of the houses and from this day we light lamps outside the house, rangoli starts coming out so that the auspicious steps of Lakshmi ji come to our homes and there is rain of wealth.
There is a small Diwali on the day of Diwali, we also celebrate this day with great pomp.
After Chhoti Diwali comes again our main and beloved festival Deepawali. On this day the whole of India is celebrated, happiness is celebrated all over the country.
Everyone goes to meet each other and congratulates Diwali. Feeds sweets. And eat and light firecrackers. Diwali often starts celebrating from evening and believes till night.
On the second day of Diwali, New Year is celebrated. On this day also we celebrate with great pomp, greeting each other for the New Year.
One day after Diwali, Bhai Dooj is celebrated. On this day sister put tilak on her brother’s forehead. Taxes take blessings and eats new Pavans.
The festival of Diwali is also very much liked by the students, because there is a holiday of about 15 or 20 days in the school. That’s why the Diwali of the students is very fun. The office is also closed for at least 5 to 10 days.
Importance of Diwali
The reason for celebrating Diwali is a very popular story. In the Treta Yuga, the entire Ayodhya city was decorated with flowers and lamps in the joy of returning to Ayodhya with Mother Sita and brother Lakshman after fourteen years after killing Ravana of Lord Rama.
Since then, it has been recognized to celebrate Kartik Amavasya every year. Diwali is a festival of lamps as well as a symbol of happiness. All the people whether children or old people happily wait for this auspicious occasion.
It is wished that everyone stays well on Diwali and instructs others to live well. On this day it is customary to eat good food and also to go to the market to buy sweets and new clothes. Enjoy it together with all the family.
Diwali is a festival of happiness. It is celebrated with pomp. Every festival has its own importance, in the same way, this festival of lights is said to bring happiness and prosperity.
Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped on this day in all the houses and peace is wished. This year, keeping the environment and health in mind, celebrate a festival full of prosperity with your loved ones.