How is Diwali celebrated – Festival of Lights ?

Diwali is the best festival which is also known as the festival of lights. On this wonderful festival, official holiday is observed in Fiji, Guyana and India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Trinidad, Tobago, Suriname. This festival represents the victory of light over the darkness or the good over the evil.

How is Diwali celebrated?

Diwali is being celebrated with much joy, smiles, lovely lighting around the homes and around the temples. People start preparing for the festival before 5 days. And the main festival is celebrated on the dark moon night in the month of Kartika as per the Hindu calendar. As per the Gregorian calendar, Diwali festival falls between mid-October and mid-November.

Before some days of the festival, people start cleaning the house, renovating the house, and decorating their homes as well as offices with various things of embellishing. On the festival of Diwali, Hindu people get dressed in lovely attires and marvelous clothing. People bring home the lovely handicrafts like wooden flower vase, which gives a different makeover to the complete home.


They light up the diyas (lamps and candles) inside their homes as well as outside. They also participate in family pooja and worship Goddess Lakshmi- the Goddess of fertility and prosperity. After the pooja, people love the fireworks. Later on, people enjoy family feast, which includes mithai (sweets) and also exchange gifts with the friends and relatives.

Diwali time is also for shopping in the countries where this festival is celebrated with joys and lights. People send different kinds of greeting to their friends and loved ones. They also gift various kinds of products as per their friends and family’s choices. If your friend or the family member have craving for the handbags, then you can opt from the class collection of the mandala handbags which your friend or family member will love to add in the wardrobe.

The five days of festivity of Diwali includes Dhanteras, then Narak Chaturdashi, Diwali Padva which is dedicated to wife-husband relationship on the fourth day. And this festival ends on teh day of Bhai Dooj which is dedicated to sister-brother bond on the fifth day.

The night when Hindus celebrate Diwali, Jains celebrate the festival of lights for marking the attainment of moksha by Lord Mahavira, Sikhs celebrate Bandi Chorr Diwas and the Newar Buddhists celebrate Diwali in the honour of Ashoka’s conversion to Buddhism.

Closing Thoughts

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Wish you a very happy diwali. Enjoy Diwali to the core.