How to Make Diwali More Special
The beautiful country of India is known for its wonderful festivities and celebrations and one among those popular festivals of India is Diwali. The short form of the Sanskrit word ‘Deepavali’, Diwali is the festival of lights that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Although Diwali is a 5-day festival, but its most important day falls on a no-moon night. However, this night is brighter than any full moon due to presence of lights & vividness of crackers. The festival of light is really an important celebration for Indian. Know how you can make this festival more special.
Know about the Legends of Diwali
This energetic festival brings unlimited joy & prosperity and allows you worshipping several gods and goddesses. Diwali is associated with several legends. According to one, Diwali celebrates the birthday of Goddess Lakshmi and legend suggests, it celebrates the triumph of Lord Krishna over Narkasur. Diwali is also celebrated as the returning of the Pandavas from their 12 years of exile. The most accepted legend among all is that Diwali celebrates the comeback of Lord Rama to Ayodhya with his wife Sita and brother Laxman. It is said that the whole town had lighten the lamp on their returning.
Go for Shopping
Diwali is a festival that brings prosperity and pleasure in our life. People welcome wealth and richness in their life through doing lots of shopping. It is conventional to buy kitchen utensils and jewelries on the occasion of Diwali. People also choose to buy vehicles and other electronic items on the eve of Diwali.
House Cleaning & Decoration
Clean your house and business premises to welcome wealth & prosperity. Do the laundry, clean all the area and sort out all your garbage. This is like performing a cleansing ritual to get rid of any needless elements in your environment. It is said that the more carefully at home is cleaned and the more beautiful it is decorated, Goddess Lakshmi chooses to enter into it. After cleaning, decoration is another thing to be done at home for Diwali. Go with different great ideas to decorate your home. Make a colorful Rangoli on the floors using vibrant colors, illuminate home with small lights, clay lamps, aromatic candles, and other things. Torans can be hanged on the doors to invite positive vibes.
Enjoy with Some Crackers and Fireworks
Along with lights and worshiping, crackers & fireworks too are the common part of Diwali. It represents protecting against evil in your surroundings. The crackers should be set off on the eve of Diwali without disturbing the equilibrium of surroundings. One should be very careful about setting off the crackers and fireworks and take all safety precautions related to using firecrackers.
Gift Something to Friends & Relatives
Among various customs of Diwali, gifting something is also a popular thing to do on Diwali. This is a way to show love, gratefulness and appreciation to our loved ones. Some of the gifts that you can share with your family and friends are dry fruit baskets, traditional Indian outfits, sweet packs, ornaments, electronic gadgets, kitchenware, decorative items and many other items.
These are some ways that can help you in making your Diwali more special. Although each Indian state celebrates Diwali in a grand way but some of the popular places to celebrate Diwali are Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur, and many others.