Diwali, otherwise known as Deepavali or Dipavali is considered as the festival of Lights. It is celebrated widely across India. Every year it comes in October or November. People celebrate Diwali by lighting Diyas all around their home, bursting crackers, exchanging sweets, etc. And for many, Diwali is their favorite festival. With Diwali just around the corner, it is time to share Happy Diwali wishes with your friends and families.
Who celebrates Diwali?
Though Diwali is celebrated widely in India, it is one of the biggest festivals across the world. Diwali is the festival of lights celebrated by various religions but mainly by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains across the world.
Which countries celebrate Diwali?
Diwali is widely celebrated in India. Apart from India, Diwali is also celebrated in countries like Fiji, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Canada, Singapore, United Kingdom, Trinidad, and Tobago, etc.
Who decides Diwali Date?
Diwali falls on the Amavasya in the month of Karthik every year according to the Hindu calendar. In the Gregorian calendar, it falls on the last week of October or in the first week of November.
What is the history of Diwali?
Diwali has certainly multiple origins. It mainly depends upon the deities. According to Ramayana, Diwali is the day, when Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya along with his Sita, after successful defeating Lord Ravana. Another reason for celebrating Diwali is that it is the day when Lord Krishna killed the demon Narakasura. Interestingly both Rama and Krishna are considered as avatars of Lord Vishnu. Some Hindus associate Diwali with the Goddess Lakshmi, who is the Goddess of wealth and prosperity. And Diwali is considered as the night of Laksmi wedding, the day when Goddess Lakshmi weds Lord Vishnu. Some Hindus also associate Diwali with Goddess Durga or Kali.
How is Diwali Celebrated in Different Parts of India?
Diwali is celebrated differently in Different Parts of India. In North India, Diwali is celebrated for 4-5 days. In South India, Diwali is celebrated on the 3rd day or Amavasya.
How many days do people Celebrate Diwali?
Diwali is celebrated for 4-5 days depending upon the religion.
How to decorate your homes for Diwali?
During Diwali, all homes are cleaned and are illuminated with Candles, Diyas, Traditional Lamps, etc
Why is Diwali called Festival of Lights?
Diwali is widely called as the Festival of Lights. And so, on Diwali, every house, shops, offices, and malls are illuminated with Diyas and lights, making it colorful. Sky lanterns are also common during Diwali.
What are the other names for Diwali?
Diwali is also called as “Deepavali” or Dipavali in India
What Diwali teach us?
Diwali teaches everyone the victory of light over darkness, good over evil and the Knowledge over ignorance. It also teaches us Forgiveness. It is the day to forgive all disputes and strengthen our friendships and relationships.
Why is Diwali important?
Diwali brings peace to people. It also brings calmness among people. Diwali teaches us to share joy and happiness with other human beings.
Can Diwali be fun without crackers?
Yes, Diwali can be fun even without crackers. It is a day to celebrate by sharing joy and happiness. Crackers are not the only way to share joy. Joy and happiness will come by helping poor and needy people and forgiving others.
Why do people share Diwali wishes?
Diwali is a festival to celebrate along with your family. People share their joy and happiness with their family, friends, neighbors, and relatives.
In the earlier days, people call each other or visit their homes to share Diwali greetings. But, things have changed over the years. Nowadays, everyone wants to share their greetings on Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, and Instagram.
So, we wanted to share some exclusive Happy Diwali Wishes to everyone. You can share it on your favorite social media. Just download your favorite greeting from the Images below and send it quickly.
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