Importance of Diwali...

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Diwali also known as Deepavali is one of the most important, hugely waited & immensely cherished festival. Diwali signifies the victory of “good over evil”,” Knowledge over the ignorance” and “Hope over Despair”. The significance of celebrating this festival is to celebrate the returning of Lord Ram, Sita and Lakshman to Avodhya after 14 years of exile as well as birth of Goddess Lakshmi from the churning ocean. We worship goddess Lakshmi and God Ganesha to get prosperous and wealthy life and wisdom. People celebrating this victory indicates that truth & goodness will always succeed. The preparation and rituals of this festival extend up to five days. But the main festival of Diwali is celebrated in the night and this coincides with the new moon night of Lunisolar month which we all knew it as “Kartika mass”. During Diwali most of the homes are adorned with colourful lamps. Sharing is one of the significant attributes of Diwali. People share snacks & sweets, chocolates, gifts to their friends & relatives and enjoy the festivity together. The day of Diwali has special significance for the business community as they consider this day to be perfect time to begin their new financial year. Some people also indulge in gambling on the day of Diwali because it is believed that wife of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati played dice with him on this day therefore those, who gamble on this auspicious day, are blessed with prosperity. Diwali festival is celebrated by Indians worldwide. Indians who live in aboard have not forgotten their cultures and festivals, take pride in celebrating this colourful festival of light.

 

Wish you all a Very Happy & Prosperous Diwali…

 

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