Diwali is a festival in India that celebrates the triumph of good over evil, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance. The festival’s origin, based on Hindu mythology, dates back to Lord Rama’s defeat of the demon king Ravana.
Lighting diyas is a Diwali tradition that symbolizes the light of knowledge dispelling darkness and ignorance. It brings positivity and good fortune to homes.
Rangolis are designs made with colored powder, flowers, and other materials to welcome guests and beautify homes. They are a symbol of good luck and ward off negative energy.
Fireworks are prevalent during Diwali celebrations, representing the jubilation of Lord Rama’s return to Ayodhya after his 14-year exile.
During Diwali, people indulge in sweet treats and prepare special feasts to share with loved ones.
Diwali is a religious occasion where people perform puja to seek the blessings of the Goddess Lakshmi, the deity of wealth and prosperity. Homes are cleaned and decorated with lights and rangolis to invite her blessings.
Diwali is a festival of hope and new beginnings that holds immense religious and traditional significance for people across India. These customs bring people together to celebrate, seeking blessings for happiness, prosperity, and good health and renewing their commitment to triumph over evil forces.