India is a place where so many festivals are celebrated. Here we will discuss about “Do you know the real facts behind the celebration of Diwali/ Dipawali?”. Diwali is one of them. Diwali is known as the festival of lights, the festival of joy. There are many stories behind the celebration of Deepavali. According to Hindi month, it is celebrated every year in Kartik Amavasya(कार्तिक अमावस्या ). According to the English month, it is celebrated every year of October or November Month.
Why Diwali is celebrated? Stories behind it?
There are many stories behind the celebration of Deepavali. Diwali celebrates the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, and good over evil. It is usually celebrated eighteen days after the Dussehra festival. According to the one of the most popular story, it is celebrated in India every year in Kartik Amavasya, because today Sri Rama came to Ayodhya after the 14th year.
So, that time people of Ayodhya welcome to Shriram, Laxman, and Sita with beautiful candles and Rangoli. During his exile, Lord Rama vanquished the demon Ravana, the king of Lanka and that’s why the last day of Durga Puja festival is known as “VijayaDashmi”.
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How it is celebrated?
Before some days of coming to this festival houses, Apartments are cleaned, because it is said that where there is cleanliness, Maa Laxmi, Goddess of wealth come in their houses for blessings. On this day, in the evening Lord Ganesha and Maa Laxmi are worshiped in each home and shops also. All businessman also do this festival with joy and happiness. After that crackers are burnt.
5 days Celebration of Diwali
Diwali Celebrations last for five days which begin from Dhanteras and continue till Bhai Dhooj. First Day – Dhanteras Second Day- Chhoti Diwali or Narak Chaturdashi Third Day- Sri Ganesh, Lakshmi Puja Fourth Day-Govardhan Puja Fifth and Last Day- Bhai Dooj
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