We all are ready to celebrate the Hindu festival Diwali which is also known as Deepavali and it is a global festival which is mainly observe and celebrate by the Hindu and the Indian people in the whole India and also amongst the Indian diaspora in the abroad.
In this article it shall be amazing to know some interesting facts, about this Hindu festival Deepavali, or Diwali “the festival of lights”, so without wasting time, just read this whole article by scrolling down the same.
Diwali: 8 Interesting Facts About This “Light Of The Festival”
1). Diwali, this Hindu carnival is a four-to-five day-long, which can be though varied as per years and it is an annual festival which is celebrated in the whole world as per the Hindu Calendar.
The Hindu festival Diwali is mainly celebrated by the Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists which mainly rejoice in the October-November month as per the Georgian calendar.
2). The Indian carnival Diwali symbolizes the fact as per the spiritual sense “victory of light over darkness, winning of the good over bad and also defeating of the ignorance over wisdom.” The light which is applied on the occasion of the Hindu festival Diwali is also considering as the symbol for knowledge and awareness.
3). As per the Hindu legend it is the Hindu festival Diwali is also being celebrate since the Hindu Epic Ramayana time, when after defeating Lanka King, Ravana, The great Indian King Rama has come back to Ayodhya and in order to welcome him the whole king palace was light with diya and it is perhaps the festival Diwali or Deepavali is associated with this legend and since then we all are celebrating the Hindu festival Diwali or Deepavali on the each year.
4). The Hindi word, Diwali is taken from the Sanskrit word dīpāvali which means the “row or series of lights”. That’s why perhaps, on the day of the Diwali we all light Diya and decorate our house with that
5). As per another famous Hindu legend and tradition, it is the Hindu festival Diwali is celebrated as it is memorized Lord Krishna who was an incarnation of the Lord Vishnu slay the Demon Narakasura, released 16000 girls who were captivated by the demon and this is mentioned in the Dwapara Yuga Period.
6). The Diwali celebrations are consists of the offering puja (prayers) to Lakshmi and Ganesha. As it is the festival of happiness, so, it is on the day of the Diwali or Deepavali, we need to worship the Goddess of the wealth Mata Laxmi as on this Day the Goddess arrives on the Earth as per the Hindu legend and believes.
7). The cleanliness is played very important role in the Diwali festival as on this day the Hindu female deity Mata Laxmi arrive on the and the Goddess is actually preferred clean home to come there and give her blessings to the fellow people that’s why it is the cleanness’ is play very important role in the Hindu festival Diwali and we all clean our home on the occasion of the Diwali anyway.
8). The fireworks are quite common features of the Hindu festival Diwali and we all play with fireworks on this occasion anyway which is a long tradition going on our for such a long time.