Diwali is the festival of lights. It is the day when the light triumphs over the darkness. People of Hindu origin celebrate Deepavali, the other name of the festival, across the world with joy, lights, and colours. The day is not only limited to bright lights but sweets distribution, family get together, home decoration, rangoli and of course cultural programs across India. Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha are worshipped on this day for a wealthy and prosperous life. The day has huge historical significance as well. It is said that on this date, Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after he was banished to forests. He served his Vanavasa and defeated mighty Asura King Ravana and came back to his motherland after 14 long years.  The citizens of Ayodhya celebrated this day with lights, colors, and joy, and since then India has celebrated Diwali. On this day people light up the Diyas as a symbol and greet each other as “Happy Diwali”.

This is one of the major festivals in India. Interestingly, this is one of the festivals that are celebrated all across the country among the Hindu people. All the homes throughout the country light their houses and decorate them. Hinduism has many other festivals but the majority of them are region specific rather than pan India. Chath Puja is a huge festival but only celebrated by people of Bihar or Bihar origin. Durga Puja similarly celebrated among the Bengali population. However, Diwali isn’t region centered and all India celebrate the joy and lights of Diwali.

May this Diwali bring enormous joy, prosperity, happiness, and positivity. May the light and laughter of this holy festive spread across the families. Hope this Diwali, all family come together and celebrate it as one. The bright contentment and wide smile may remain with everyone forever.  A prosperous, safe and green Diwali may preserve the eternal happiness of everyone. This is a festival of life, laughter, joy, and happiness. The houses across the street should be filled with rangoli and flower decoration. The new clothes and new enthusiasm may direct you towards the best. As we clean our houses on Diwali, let’s clean our souls from all captivities of evil thoughts and unholy mannerism.

We wish your family and friends a very prosperous and joyous Diwali.