There are 10 facts about Diwali Festival that The Hindu New Year is started. Diwali that is often considered as the ‘Festival of Lights’ and is almost favouring upon us. The October 16, 2017 is commenced Deepawali as Hinduism and Hindus apart from all around the world that will unite over the 5 day holiday to welcome the New Year and to celebrate this festival with joy and enthusiasm.
Many people immediately look of Halloween and Christmas celebration time when it arrives to winter holidays and in Hindu culture and traditions there is another big winter holiday that cannot be missed to Diwali festival.
Diwali is also popularly known as the festival of lights and is celebrated by lots of people around the world. This year it is coming on October 18, 2017. You can find out more in all about Diwali Festival with Great wishes and messages!
Diwali is come in India as a celebration of light, in reality the world Diwali comes from “deepavali”, meaning “row of lamps.” It is culturally celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs over the years and it has been attached into different cultures and traditions around the world.
It is popularly known as the festival of lights because in celebration people light many small clay lamps called “diyas” around their homes to signify the win of good over evil and to invite good luck and culture from the Hindu Goddess Lakshmi and the God Ganesh that represents the good luck, wealth and enlightenment in your life.
For Hindus this is one of the important days of the year and it is having spending more time with family and performing traditional and cultural activities.
Families clean their homes from top to bottom when the lamps are bright and shiny it will be important for the Goddess of wealth and knowledge, Lakshmi, to enter their home and bless them with good fortune for the coming year 2017 and the God of best luck, Ganesh. Traditional and Cultural Families will gather an offering to the goddess of fruits and rice pudding, flowers and other gifts. To offer these goods to the family performs a “puja,” that involves telling sacred and holy words and singing. Unlike Western holidays, it is also known to be very important to refresh from eating meat and drinking alcohol in honor of the divine spirits that being invited into your home.
As usual it is the great festival in the History Of India and many people will burn candles an Diyas for the celebration of return of Home of Lord Rama with his wife Mata Sita and brother Lakshman.