The victory of light over darkness is the most popular motif of any fairy tale. In India, this victory is considered a national holiday and celebrated every autumn. Diwali (or Deepavali) is translated from Sanskrit as a “fiery bunch”, and on this day the whole country is illuminated by the light of thousands, millions of lights, chasing away the darkness, evil and other troubles and Make your relatives & loved ones’ festival special by sharing with them some fabulous Diwali wishes .
Diwali (or Deepavali) is translated from Sanskrit as a “fiery bunch”, and on this day the whole country is illuminated by the light of thousands, millions of lights, sending out darkness and evil.
Legends that explain the origin of the festival of lights, there are several. Most often it is associated with the name of Prince Rama.
Illuminations were arranged either in honor of his coronation, or in commemoration of the country’s exit from the darkness during the reign of Rama, in gratitude for his wisdom.
The Diwali festival is very important for the people of India. Many traders consider this day the beginning of the new year, things are corrected to it, they put the accounts in order.
Enamored couples try to play the wedding exactly under the light of festive lights, and some consider Diwali a kind of alternative to the New Year.
In all houses of India, Diwali carefully clean the house, lay out incense, light all the candles and lamps. In most of India, the holiday is dedicated to Lakshmi, the goddess of fertility and wealth, who does not like darkness. Also, on this night, doors and windows are left open, so that Lakshmi can easily go into the house.
Like all the holidays of India, Diwali is full of dances and fun. Celebrate its five days, and all five days, music is heard everywhere, congratulations and wishes of well-being, health and happiness are heard. In different parts of India in the traditions of the holiday there are differences in order to see all the diversity, it is better to ride on holidays throughout the country.
During the celebration every night, hundreds of salutes, fireworks and firecrackers are launched. Be sure to keep this in mind if you are traveling to India with young children who will not be able to fall asleep under an endless roar.
Diwali is celebrated everywhere where Indians live: in Singapore, Sri Lanka, now it is celebrated even in large western cities where there are many Indian immigrants. But the brightest celebrations take place, of course, in India itself!