A very Happy Diwali to all of you! Today is the ‘Festival of Lights’ and after the dawn of the day; small flickering light will be seen at everyone’s place. It is a very enjoyable and blissful day. At evening, Lord Ganesha along with Goddess Lakshmi will be worshipped.

Happy Diwali to all
Happy Diwali to all

Diwali is also called ‘Deepawali’ in Hindi; which means rows of lamps. Today, there is a tradition to lamp earthen lamps along with pure ghee. For kids, this day is very auspicious as toay they will get lots of crackers which are best for them.

Cleaning house, decorating with flowers, ligts, preparing tasty dishes.  and sweets are the properties of this festival. There are numerous legends and stories related to the celebration of Diwali. It is a great fun to know about these.

  1. On the auspicious new moon day, which is ‘Amavasyaa’ of the Hindi month of Kartik, the Goddess of wealth and prosperity – Lakshmi was incarnated. She appeared during the churning of the ocean, which is known as ‘Samudra Manthan‘, by the demons on one side and ‘Devataas‘ (Gods) on the other side. Therefore, the worship of Goddess Lakshmi, the Lakshmi Pujan, on the day of Diwali, became a tradition.
  2. The great Hindu epic ‘Mahabharata’ has another interesting story related to the ‘Kartik Amavasyaa’. According to the story, ‘the Pandavas’, the five brothers Yudhishthhira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahdeva, were sentenced to thirteen years exile as a result of their defeat against ‘the Kauravas’ – Duryodhana and his ninety nine brothers, at the game of dice. Therefore, the Pandavas spent thirteen years in the jungles and returned to their kingdom on the day of ‘Kartik Amavasyaa’. On their return, the people of their kingdom welcomed the Pandavas by celebrating the event by lighting the earthen lamps all over in their city.
  3. Another legend or story about Diwali celebrations relates to one of the greatest Hindu King – Vikramaditya. It was the day when he was coroneted and the people celebrated this event by lighting tiny earthen ‘diyas’.
  4. This day playing dices and gambling is also seen; there also lie a story. This day only Goddess Parvati was playing dice with Lord Shiva. And he gave a boon, that on the eve of Diwali; those who will play dice will always stay prosperous ad well.

So guys, enjoy thi festival whih literally means the triumph of goodness over the evil. Enlighten your home with lamps and stay happy!

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