Happy Diwali 2015
Diwali is the festival of light. This festival is celebrated in the month of kartik with great enjoy. The festival of Diwali is celebrated continuous 5 days. The first day is celebrated as "Dhanteras" on this day people buy gold, silver or utensils. The second day is celebrated as "Choti Diwali". Third day is celebrated as main diwali with diyas, candle, rangoli, greeting card, sweets, playing gambling, gift and bursting crackers. The fourth day is celebrated as "Govardhan pooja" and the fifth day is celebrated as "Bhai duj". On the day of Diwali, lord Ram return to Ayodhya after 14years from exil. The festival of Diwali is celebrated to honour the victory of Goddess Kali over Baksura. Diwali is a relegious customs that include worship cattle, Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Ganesha and Lord Kuber pooja, lighting Diyas and candle, making greeting card, exchanging gift, bursting crackers and decorating the house with rangoli.
We worship Lord Ganesha in the festival of Diwali, who is the Lord of wisdom and prosperity. The pooja is done on Diwali evening in the houses and drive away the evil from the human mind which welcome blessing of Lord Ganesha. It helps in progress of your life.
Candles or diyas on Diwali:
It is important tradition, lighting diyas oil /ghee or candle, after the Goddess Lakshmi pooja. People decorate their house with lighted Diyas and candles which symbolizes getting rid of darkness from the world. On this day people of Ayodhya decorated the town with lighted Diya or candle to celebrate Lord Ram return after 14 years from "Vanbas". This mark the begining of this custom (celebration of diwali). People believe that as diwali falls on a new moon night. Diyas helps Goddess Lakshmi to reach their every house, so people leave the Diyas to burn all through the night.
Exchanging gift on Diwali:
Diwali is an auspicious festival to give and receive gifts. The festival of Diwali is also considered to buy gold and silver. People do shopping like clothes, sweets or other things to celebrate Diwali festival. They give these things to each other and celebrate Diwali with happiness.
Rangoli on Diwali:
The festival of Diwali marks the victory of good over evil. On this festival the Goddess Lakshmi is a symbol of wealth. People share sweets, lit Diya's or candle and firecrackers. Diwali is very popular festival and there are several stories behind it. The festival of Diwali is celebrated mostly by north Indian people. On this day the Lord Rama came to Ayodhya with his wife Sita and brother Lakshman from "Vanbas". It is believe that the people of Ayodhya lit oil lamps on this day. Diwali is an important festival of india. All stories of Hindu God and legend related to this festival. All the legend of diwali, such as the story of Ram and Sita, Mahavira, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Demon Narakasura, Lord Krishna, Pandavas, Goddess Lakshmi, lord ganesha, Lord Vishnu, Vikramaditya and story of sikh Guru Harigovind Ji and many more are associated only with India.