Diwali popularly known as the festival of lights’ welcomes in the winter season with gladness, happiness, shopping, gifts, and including Dussehra, Dhanteras, Goverdhan, Bhaiduj, and Narak Chaturdashi. The Festival represents the ‘triumph of light over darkness ‘ in the spiritual realm.
This day is celebrated with many activities to make the festival of lights even more joyous!
- Light up the house together
- Paper Cup Lanterns
- Candle Making
- Offer gratitude and prayers
Thus, Rangoli plays a very pivotal role in this festival.
Dhanteras– Ashuija Krishna Thrayodasi marks the beginning of the festival of lights. As Dhanteras welcomes the Goddess of wealth and prosperity,’ Devi Laxmi’. Thus, it is also considered to be a lucky day for buying gold and luxury goods while also offering charity to the underprivileged.
Narak Chaturdashi or Choti Diwali also goes by the name Roop Chaudas. On this day’s Lord Krishna defeated the demon Narakasura and therefore, people make it a practice to let go of all things bad, evil, or old on this day.
Although, Diwali in India is synonymous with the worship of Goddess Kali, an avatar of Devi Durga. As this festival is a symbol of hope for mankind. Thus, the festival Diwali not only brings people together but also provides purpose and hope through the use of rituals and celebrations.
Wishing you and your family ‘Happy Diwali’! With a gleam of Auspicious Diyas and Holy Chants!