About Diwali Festival
Festival of lights
A Few points about Diwali
Diwali is the festival of lights
Diwali also called as Divali or Deepavali or Deepawali or Dipavali
தமிழ் – தீபாவளி
Diwali gets its name from the Sanskrit word “Deepawali” which means “a row of lights“. It is a Hindu Festival
Deepavali is also celebrated by non-Hindu communities. It is celebrated across the world for different reasons and occasions
It usually falls in the Hindu month kartika . According to the Indian calendar, Diwali usually falls in the month of October or November
Deepavali is one of the biggest festivals of Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism celebrated in India
It is celebrated over a period of 5 days in many parts of India
It begins with
Dhanteras is a major festival celebrated for 2 days prior to the main Diwali.
Diwali has multiple religious stories across several faiths
Lord Krishna defeated the demon Narakasura on that special day
Deepavali is celebrated because, Lord Ram came back to his hometown Ayodhya after the exile of 14 years, after defeating the Lanka King Ravana. It symbolizes the victory of good over evil.
Buddhists celebrate Diwali as “Ashok Vijayadashami “.
while Jains celebrate Diwali as “Mahavira Nirvana Divas”
Deepawali is one of the biggest festivals for Tamil People in Tamil Nadu, where newly married couples are invited to the bride’s house
Bride’s family teaches them how to celebrate the Diwali festival and teach them to lead a happy life.
During the Diwali Festival people meet their friends, family, and relatives greet each other with sweets, and spread love and happiness
Children burn firecrackers with their Family, friends, and neighbors.
Burning crackers is a part of the Diwali festival.
The most common text messages are “Happy Diwali” that we love sharing with friends and relatives
Wish You Happy Diwali