About Diwali Festival
Diwali is a Famous festival of lights and pleasure, a festival of take-out darkness, a festival of sweets, a festival of puja, and etc. Which is famous all over the India as well as external the country at various places. It is also famous as the row of lights or the festival of lights. It is generally celebrated by the Hindus and Jains all through the world. At this day there is a national leave in various countries such as the India, Tobago, Singapore, Surinam, Nepal, Mauritius and Sri Lanka etc.
It is a five days Hindu centenary begins at the Dhanteras and ends at the Bhai-dooj. The date of the Diwali centenary is determined by the Hindu Lunisolar calendar. It is celebrated very happily by adorning homes with lots of lights, diyas, candles, rockets, reading arti, distributing gifts hugging each other and many other activities.
Partying festivals and present puja to Gods bring us from blackness to light. Give authority to us to do good try and work and take us much quicker to the religion. Lighting diyas and candle all around the houses inform the every corner. It is careful as the festival never finishes without puja and exchanging gift to near and dear ones. People do puja at the evening of festival in order to get the divine consecrations from God. Diwali festival takes the most beautiful and peaceful time of the year which offers the real joy of moment in the life of human beings.
When Diwali is celebrated
Diwali is celebrated at 15th day of the Hindu chart in the month of Kartika. It is usually celebrated every year between the mid October and mid-November, 18 days after the Dussehra festival. It is the most important festival of the year for the Hindu.
Diwali celebrations comes every year with a lot of happiness and completes over five days from Dhanteras to Bhaiduj. At some places such as Maharashtra it completes over six days.
Why Diwali is celebrated
Diwali is celebrated every year by the Hindu and many other religions as a main festival of the year. Conferring to the Hindu mythology, Diwali festival has various explanations to celebrate it and it plays a countless role in the human life to newly start their new year. People views that what they do at the festival of Diwali they will do that for whole year. That’s why people do good work, do more shopping at Dhanteras, lighten the every place of their home with spotlights offer puja to Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi to grow harmony and prosperity.
History of Diwali
Historically, the Hindu centenary Diwali is being celebrated from extended years from the ancient in India. When people were celebrating it as their significant harvest festival. However, some celebrate it with the trust of the marriage of Goddess Lakshmi with Lord Vishnu. Bengalis celebrate this centenary by worshipping their Goddess Mother Kali. Hindu celebrates this favorable festival by worshipping their Lord of wisdom Ganesha and Mata Lakshmi. Conferring to the mythology it is careful the origin of Diwali in this way.
At this day the Goddess Lakshmi had come out from the ocean of milk after a long churning by demon and God. She was taken to the universe for the mankind to suggestion people the wealth and success. To welcome and honor her, people had achieved Lakshmi puja and prayer. They were very pleased so they had distributed sweets and gifts to each other.
The festival of Diwali is of five days festival, every day of Diwali has its individual story and legends.
The first day of Diwali is famous as Dhanteras which means the coming of wealth and success to home. People buy utensils, silver or gold coin or other things and take those to home in the myth coming wealth to home.
The third day of Diwali is famous as Amavasya which is renowned in the myth of worshipping Hindu Goddess Lakshmi who fulfills all the wishes. The fourth day of Diwali is famous as Bali Pratipada which has the story of Lord Vishnu who had beaten the demon king Bali in his Vamana avatar. Bali was great king but progressively he became desirous about ruling the earth as he was boned for having limitless power by the Lord Vishnu. Govardhan Puja is too celebrated at this day in the myth of Lord Krishna had beaten the proud Indra for his intolerable work.
The fifth day of Diwali is famous as Yama Dvitiya or Bhai Dooj which is celebrated in the myth of Lord of death “Yama” and his sister Yami. People celebrate this day for the love and affection of brother and sister for each other.
The greatest celebrated and well known history after celebrating Diwali is noted in the great Hindu epic, Ramayana. Conferring to it, Rama came back to his territory after living a long life in the forest for 14 years. There was the great persistence behind the exile of the Rama to kill the fear king of Lanka, Ravana. People of Ayodhya had celebrated the returning of their Lord Rama to his empire. From that year it became the great Hindu tradition to celebrate every year.