Diwali or Deepavali is the most famous festival celebrated every year in India. Diwali is a Hindu festival of lights observed every year in the countries like India, Guyana, Fiji, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mauritius, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and recently Sindh Province in Pakistan. Diwali or Deepavali marks the return of Lord Rama with his wife Sita and brother Laxmana to his kingdom Ayodhya after 14 years of exile. The Celebration of Diwali may last up to five days, and people’s will celebrate the holiday by decorating their homes and workplaces with small clay oil lamps and electric lights. Some peoples will take a special effort to clean their homes and yards before Diwali. Peoples will wear new clothes on that day and will give sweets to friends, family members, and neighbors. In the evening time, they will celebrate the holiday with fireworks. Across India, streets and temples will be decorated with spectacular light displays and colorful garlands
History of Diwali or Deepavali
Diwali or Deepavali is celebrated in the month of Karthika. The term “Deepawali” defines the rows of diyas or clay lamps. Diwali festival celebrates Lord Rama’s return to his kingdom Ayodhya after finishing his 14-year exile. Diwali is also celebrated as “Kali Puja“, and Kali in West Bengal. In southern India, the festival commemorates the conquering of the Asura Naraka, a king of Assam who imprisoned many people. It is believed that Krishna released the prisoners. Many Buddhists in India marks the anniversary of the Emperor Ashoka’s conversion to Buddhism around the time of Diwali. Deepawali or Diwali is a festival of lights signifying the victory of righteousness and the lifting of spiritual darkness.
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Happy Diwali Wishes
“May this Diwali be bright for you and your family. May God fulfill all your wishes this Diwali.”
“Rejoice on this blessed occasion by spreading joy with your friends and loved ones.”
“On this auspicious occasion, May joy, prosperity, and happiness. Illuminate your life and your home.”
“On the auspicious occasion of Diwali, I pray that God fulfills all your dreams. May you get lots of gifts, sweets, and good wishes this Diwali.”
“Today I feel gifted and blessed that my Diwali is full of affection, love, and happiness. May God always bless us.”
“Maa Laxmi will come to your house and will shower her blessings upon you. Remember to keep your doors open and decorate them with lots of lights and flowers.”
“Wishing you and your family a bombastic Diwali!!! Have loads of fun and loads of masti!!”
“May you all attain full inner illumination! May the supreme light of lights enlighten your understanding! May you all attain the inexhaustible spiritual wealth of the Self! May you all prosper gloriously on the material as well as spiritual planes”
“Happiness is in air It’s Diwali everywhere Let’s show some love and care And wish everyone out there.”
“This Diwali let us give thanks for all we hold dear: Our health, our family, our friends and to the grace of God which never ends.”
“This Diwali while you light firecrackers do spare a thought for the environment. Save environment, so say no to crackers.”
“The truth is that existence wants your life to become a festival…because when you are unhappy, you also throw unhappiness all around.”
“Fortunate is the one who has learned to Admire, but not to envy. Good wishes for a joyous Diwali with plenty of peace and prosperity.”
“Happiness is in the air, Its Diwali everywhere Lets show some love and care. And wish everyone out there.”
How to celebrate Diwali or Deepavali
The best way to celebrate the festival is by decorating your homes with tiny electric lights, small clay oil lamps, and bowls of water with candles and flowers. On this day, wear new clothes and present gifts, sweets, and dress to your friends, family members, and even co-workers. You can set fireworks in the evening time. Post the pictures of your celebration on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by using the hashtags like #HappyDiwali.
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