Celebrating Diwali: Festival of Lights

Oct 13 13:17 2014 Sachin Arya Print This Article

Festival of Diwali means to decorating houses, give gifts, making best diwali dishes, share happiness, lighting diyas , hang beautiful chandeliers or light up the house with wooden oil lamps.

One of the most renowned festivals in India is Deepavali also well recognized as ‘Diwali’. Celebrated throughout India,Guest Posting this festival occurs on the fifteenth day of the month Kartika or Ashwin. New moon inaugurates the onset of Diwali which is revered as the festival of lights. Every home in India will at least have a single diya lit in front of the puja room as tradition. Diwali is a wonderful festival for families and friends to get together and enjoy. On this day you can eat the best dishes in town or at home and participate in gift giving. You can pick different kinds of diwali decoration sets and lighting systems. With modern technology, instead of diyas you can opt for designer candles and if you want the entire house glowing, check out LED light bulbs that are ideal for this occasion.

Diwali – 5 Days of Merriment

The first day of Diwali that is known as ‘Dhanteras’ actually falls on the 13th day of the month is celebrated for Goddess Laxmi. On this particular day, the house is cleaned and decorated with traditional motifs and rangoli designs. To welcome the goddess of prosperity and wealth, Laxmi traditional lamps are kept burning throughout the night. In her honor women in India buy new jewelry sets and apparels to welcome the goddess at their doorstep. In fact during the process of gift giving many people consider buying gifts online. If you’re thinking about puja thali onlines hopping it is a fabulous idea to obtain kitchen crockery which is said to be sacred in Diwali.

Choti Diwali that falls on the 14th day is filled with prayers and holy rituals in the house. The third day of this festival which is referred to as lakshmipooja is the main Diwali. The fifth day of Diwali known as ‘BhaiDuuj’ is considered to be sacred for the brother-sister bond. It celebrates the unbreakable love between a brother and a sister. Diwali is a wonderful time to get your friends together or spend time with family. If you’re living far away and you get just a few weeks to spend this occasion with your family then make sure you come back home with beautiful Diwal decorations. But if you’re busy with college exams, then you can send a Diwali gift back home through an online retail store.

Diwali Decoration Time – Things to Do

While mothers are busy cooking spectacular dishes in the kitchen, the children can get themselves busy decorating the house. You can pick a wonderful collection of lighting systems right from diyas to LED bulbs that glow throughout the night. You can further decorate the house with rangoli patterns. This art of painting the floors with rangoli is colorful, creative and entertaining. You can repaint the house if you’re thinking of renovating. Grab a set of new curtains, pillow covers, bed sheets, towels and much more to make the house look absolutely new. You can even spread a new carpet in the dining room or get stylish door mats for the balcony. You can hang beautiful chandeliers or light up the house with wooden oil lamps. The spirit of Diwali is entertaining, prosperous and rich!

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Sachin Arya
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