Types of Gifts
Posted by Monika Sharma on 11th September 2019
We all know Diwali as a festival of lights, a day when children and adults join hands in celebrating. It is a day when entire India (and wherever Indians live) is illuminated with bright lights. But do you know why do we celebrate Diwali? You must have heard or read about the tales of Lord Rama and Diwali celebrated as a day to celebrate his homecoming. However, there are other reasons too to celebrate this wonderful day. So let us get into the reasons why Diwali is celebrated.
Lord Rama came back to Ayodhya, his home, after spending 14 years in exile and killing the demon king Raavan in the mean time. The people of Ayodhya welcomed their king with grandeur, every corner of the kingdom was lit with Diyas. And since then the day has been celebrated by us.
According to Hindu mythology, Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, was born on this day. She emanated from the ocean while gods and demons where churning the ocean. Hence, people on the festival perform Lakshmi Puja.
An evil demon king, Narakasura took 16,000 women captive. On the day before Diwali, Lord Krishna, an incarnation of Vishnu, killed Narakasura and freed the women. Thus, this day began to be celebrated with much piety.
Hindu community celebrate Diwali as their New Year's Day. On this day, the business community offers puja at their offices to usher in prosperity, pay all their debts and also new books of accounts.
India being an agro economic society celebrates the last harvest of the year before the onset of the winter season. Diwali falls in the month of October or November that is the period of the Kharif crop.
From the return of the Pandavas to the coronation of Vikramaditya, there are many other legends associated with the festival of Diwali. Entire Hindu community comes together to celebrate one or many of these reason and indulge in festivities. Not just the Hindus, people from all communities indulge themselves in celebrating this momentous festival.
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Have a safe and happy Diwali