Hindu is a religion that celebrates the most of festivals in India, but Diwali is such a festival that has not only importance in the Hindu religion but in other religions too. This year people of India will be celebrating Diwali on 27th October 2019 and in this tutorial, you will be finding the importance of celebrating Diwali and how to celebrate Diwali in India.
Importance of Diwali Festival:
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In Diwali, people celebrate the festival by lightning up the diyas that represents that the time of evil thoughts and spirits has been ended and now only happiness will be poured.
Because of the happiness, sweets, gits exchanged and shared by people, the environment become pure and people worship goddess Laxmi in which they pray for health, wealth and success for their upcoming life.
Festival of lights, Diwali is also known as the festival of reunion because it gives a chance to people to reunite and share happiness.
What You Can Do This Diwali:
If you are confused between what you should do this Diwali or how to celebrate Diwali in India or any country, then here are some tips which you can follow:
- Decorate your house
- Go shopping
- Meet friends
- Make Rangoli
- Make multiple snacks
- Go on a trip
- Throw a party
- Visit hometown
Mentioned above are the ways of how to celebrate Diwali in India. Many times, it happens that we are living far from home and not able to reach on festivals. In this case you can take the advantage of the communication mediums such as video call applications.
Why Diwali is Celebrated?
Lord Rama who is also known to be the 7th avatar of lord Vishnu returned to his home Ayodhya after spending life in forest for complete 14 returns and in those 14 returns he got success in a fight with Ramayana and killed him as he kidnapped his wife Sita.
Killing Raavan represents that all the evil powers human keep in their hearts needs to be killed and humans need to realize that doing evil things will harm and affect their life too.
Diwali is also known by many different names such as Dipavali, Deewali, festival of lights and more and lasts for 5 days.
Right after the monsoon season ends, people first celebrate the Dussehra, the day on which Raavan was killed and right after few days of its Diwali is celebrated the day on which lord Ram returned to his home with his wife and brother.
Resolutions You Can Take This Diwali:
As Diwali is a festival celebrating for killing evil feelings and adopting new good habits, here is the list of Diwali resolutions that you can work on:
- You will stop judging people:
People passes judgments and make fun of each other, a lot! If you are one of them and you know that it is not a good thing then you can take this resolution that you will kill this habit of yours and instead you will start motivating people instead of speaking on their back.
- You will quit smoking:
Smoking is really dangerous to health. Promise yourself that you will quit it if not for you then for your family who really loves you and you mean world to them.
- You will take responsibilities:
Teenage is the best age. We all want our private life not to get disturbed. But there are few people who doesn’t realises that with privacy also comes responsibility. To lead a happy life, it is important for you to realize that what your responsibilities are either towards your work or your family.
- You will increase your concentration power:
Not so good in your career? Then take this pledge that you will focus on where your life is going and if you know that it is not on the right track, then you will bring it back!
- You will quit bad habits:
Bad habits can be many! Realize that every bad habit in you will affect your life as well as your family’s life. So, make sure you kill all your bad habits inside you and become a responsible person.
We wish you a happy and safe Diwali! Be safe and enjoy!