India is known as the land of festivals because of its cultural diversity, faith, and religious beliefs among people of different religions.
Diwali is the biggest and one of the most famous and light-hearted festivals which is celebrated by billions of people.
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- Diwali is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm throughout India and by also Indians in foreign countries.
- Diwali is known as the festival of lights, a widely celebrated festival by Hindus.
- Diwali is celebrated in the month of October and November, 20 days after the festival of Dussehra.
- As per Hindu mythology, Lord Rama was a great warrior king but due to the conspire of his stepmother, his father Dashratha asked him to go on a fourteen-year exile.
- During the end of their exile, Ravana, the powerful king of Lanka kidnapped Sita and took her to Lanka.
- For this reason, Lord Rama and Lakshman went to Lanka and defeated Ravana and brought back his wife.
- After this victory, Rama, Sita and Lakshman got back to Ayodhya and their people gave them a fabulous greeting by lighting the entire Ayodhya with rows of clay lamps and by firing crackers.
- Thus, this event denotes the honour of Lord Rama’s victory over Ravana; the triumph of Good over Evil.
- These days people celebrate Diwali with a similar spirit buying and wearing new clothes on this day.
- In the evening people light up their homes with tube lights, clay lamps known as Diya and candles to destroy evil and welcome God and Goddesses.
- As per the Hindu religious belief, On Diwali, Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, may visit their houses and bestow prosperity.
- Due to this belief, Hindus worship Lakshmi, light candles and diyas at the entrance of their homes and leave their doors open to welcome the goddess.
- Diwali is a lovely festival that makes people come closer to their dear ones.
- On Diwali, various sweets are made at home and distributed among friends and relatives.
- On Diwali, People enjoy making beautiful rangoli in the bursting of crackers and fireworks and also decorating their houses.
- Diwali has specific drawbacks also, because of carelessness, people are harmed by bursting crackers.
- People are advised by the government to be cautious and also avoid using crackers and instead use sky candles.
- Diwali has great importance for Hindu mythology and people need to understand the importance of real happiness and peacefulness.
- Diwali generates belief in good deeds and marks a day of happiness, joy, and the end of evilness.
- India has been celebrating Diwali for thousands of years and continues to celebrate it even today.
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