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Diwali is one of the biggest festival of Hindus, celebrated with great enthusiasm and happiness in India. The festival is celebrated for five continuous days, where the third days is celebrated as the main Diwali festival or 'Festival of lights'. Different colorful varieties of fireworks are always associated with this festival. On this auspicious day, people light up diyas and candles all around their house. They perform Laxmi Puja in the evening and seek divine blessings of Goddess of Wealth. The festival of Diwali is never complete without exchange of gifts. People present diwali gifts to all near and dear ones. talking about history, diwali has different interpretations from different groups In Hinduism, Deepavali marks the return of Lord Rama to his kingdom of Ayodhya after defeating (the demon king) Ravana, the ruler of Lanka, in the epic Ramayana. In Jainism, Diwali marks the attainment of moksha by Mahavira in 527 BC. In Sikhism, Deepavali commemorates the return of Guru Har Gobind Ji to Amritsar after freeing 52 Hindu kings imprisoned in Fort Gwalior by Emperor Jahangir; the people lit candles and diyas to celebrate his return. This is the reason Sikhs also refer to Deepavali as Bandi Chhorh Divas, "the day of release of detainees". Deepavali is considered a national festival in India and Nepal. They never start Deepavali in debt. The name Diwali is itself a contraction of the word Deepavali , which translates into row of lamps. Diwali involves the lighting of small clay lamps (diyas) filled with oil to signify the triumph of good over evil. During Diwali celebrants wear new clothes and share sweets and snacks with family members and friends. Some Indian business communities begin the financial year on the first day of Diwali, hoping for prosperity the following year. Magnificent lights from earthen lamps, candles and electric lamps illuminate the streets of India. As far as the eye can see, no doorstep, tree, riverbank and house is left without decoration for this festive evening. It is as if the whole country has transformed itself into an enormous, ubiquitous flame, immune to all who try to blow it out. Happiness, joy and celebration pervade throughout the bodies of all Indians on this "auspicious" occasion "Dipavali" (Diwali) means "row of lights." This name suits the festival well, for there are thousands of lights lining streets and many other places, in the various regions of India. Diwali is celebrated during Kartik (October-November). Wealth and great prosperity are also a part of Diwali. On this day gambling is favored greatly Dipavali is a day of spirits visiting family members, friendliness, unity, food, fireworks,
Of all the festivals celebrated in India. burn thousand of rupees to ashes in the name of ceremonies. •Follow the principle of nature conservation. for festivals belong to everyone. environment degradation and murk. Reuse. It cannot be celebrated without a union. despair. After all Goddess Lakshmi does not want us to dispel the darkness of amavasya in this way. shorten the lives of children who are engaged in cracker factories. on the 13th day of the dark fortnight of the month of Ashwin (October. Diwali or Dipavali means an array of lamps. Diwali is the most glamorous and important. Do we have to pay such a heavy cost to buy a smile for ourselves? It is nothing but a sadistic pleasure to have moments of joy in exchange of mass havoc. November). important to Indians and their culture. It celebrates the victory of good over evil . Do celebrate clean and green Diwali Happiness is in air Its Diwali everywhere Lets show some love and care And wish everyone out there Happy Diwali . darkness. For most of us Diwali is just a synonym to a night full of crackers. Reduce. All this is an amalgamation of gloom. and we are indirectly polluting the mother earth. Its magical and radiant touch creates an atmosphere of joy and festivity.. it is celebrated 20 days after Dussehra. As you can see. Diwali is also the beginning of the Hindu calendar and on this day merchants open their shops and farmers plant their winter crops. This festival is enthusiastically enjoyed by people of every religion. Diwali is an excellent and joyous holiday. trouble the heart and hospitalized patients. We scare the birds to death. •Explode less noise crackers as this will help aged and others and you will also help in avoiding noise pollution. Rethink Refuse. Happy Diwali. health problems. noise and smoke. At last I want to share with you some eco-friendly ways to celebrate diwali •Do celebrate the festival of lights with less pollution and do help poor people by offering food and clothing rather than spending huge moneyfor purchasing crackers. Recycle. . As a family festival. •Consume less electricity to light your house as we are in the age of energy crisis.etc. But diwali is not wat it actually was now it has become a source of pollution . symbolizing the victory of righteousness and the lifting of spiritual darkness.and the glory of light. Let us enjoy Diwali in its purest form by lighting lamps. offering prayers and by making this world a better place for you and for me and for the entire universe. •Explode few crackers for the significance of Diwali. It is a festival of lights.