Information about diwali festival


Diwali is one of the most propitious and most essential festival of India which is celebrated by Hindus as well as the Sikhs and Jain people. People enjoy and cheer this festival very much as it convoys happiness, joy and contentment. People prepare this festival with full spirit and devotion.

The significance and importance of this festival differ region to region. In northern side people celebrate this festival of returning Lord Rama and Goddess Sita to Ayodhya after getting victory over devilish king Ravana. In Bengal people worship Maa Kali who is worship to remove all immoral and sinful impacts on Diwali. So everyone has different importance to celebrate this festival. People start to clean their houses since before one month and purchase different items. They also decorate their houses with lamps, lights and creative things to make their house beautiful on Diwali. People exchange gifts and sweets on Diwali with their friends and relatives to make them feel special.

People also buy new clothes to wear on Diwali. Many people make rangoli on their houses to show devotion, love and gratitude on Diwali festival. People really enjoy this festival with full devotion and feel very positive and pragmatic. On the day of Diwali people worship Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha along with Goddess Saraswati and Lord Kuber. People do worship them with full devotion and love. It is also considered that Goddess Lakshmi blessed their devotee with affluence, opulence, contentment, pleasure and remove all the difficulties related to the money and funds. Lord Ganesha also favored the devotee with sagacity and intelligence. They also favored the devotee to expand the business and get accomplishment in business and also remove all the obstacles from life and bring tranquility, balance and love in family. It is also considered that we have to take care and take precautions while performing Diwali puja.

We have to prepare sweets, fruits and flowers to put in front of the God, to show them our love and dedication towards them. After that we have to lighten up the big Diya with ghee and it should be lighten up for the whole night. After that we have to sing the Aarti of different Gods and Goddesses with soft voice not with loud voice. Then pray for the health, wealth and happiness of the family and thanks them for giving us the good life and all the things that we are capable of. This festival is of 5 days mainly which includes the worship of Dhanteras, Choti Diwali, Diwali, Govardhan Puja and Bhai duj or Vishwakarma puja. Every day has its own importance and significance.

Diwali is the festival of lights, happiness and prosperity. People very much enjoys this festival with full of devotion and dedication. Some people also do Sundarkand puja on this propitious day for the peace and happiness of family and resolve all the troubles in family related to money and business. It is also considered that if anyone sees cats on Diwali in their house, it is considered very propitious, good and lucky. Because cat is the symbol of wealth on this day and people say it is the manifestation of Goddess Lakshmi. So that’s why people celebrate this festival with full of joy, happiness and dedication.