What Is the Festival of Lights?

Discover the essence of Diwali, the vibrant celebration that illuminates hearts and homes.

The Significance of Diwali

Diwali marks the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, and good over evil. It's a time for renewal and rejoicing.

The Five Days of Diwali

Each of the five days of Diwali has its own tale and traditions, from Dhanteras to Bhai Dooj, celebrating prosperity and sibling bonds

The Legends Behind Diwali

Myths vary regionally, but most celebrate the return of Lord Rama to Ayodhya or honour the goddess Lakshmi, symbolizing wealth and purity.

Rituals and Traditions

Homes are cleaned and decorated with diyas, families perform Lakshmi Puja, and skies dazzle with fireworks, symbolizing joy and prosperity."

Diwali Sweets and Feasts

A variety of sweets like ladoos and barfis are prepared and shared, embodying the sweetness of life and the importance of generosity.

Diwali Around the World

While rooted in Hinduism, Diwali is celebrated globally, transcending religion, with its universal message of light triumphing over dark.

The Spirit of Giving

Gift exchange is a key part of Diwali, reflecting the spirit of giving and strengthening bonds within communities and families.

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