Diwali / deepawali is a grand festival of lights, prayers, celebrations, lamps and diyas, fancy lights , colorful rangoli, sweets , gifts, fancy things , fire crackers, pomp and show , enthusiasm, decorating homes , shopping , traditional dresses , meeting relatives and friends , party , playing cards , sweets and what not , throughout enjoyment . The name itself brings happiness, smile, laughter and cherish mood. This year’s Diwali 2021 this auspicious day will be celebrated on:
4th November , Thursday. (Amavasya of kartik month)
Pooja timings will be 06:09 pm to 08:20 pm
There is a multitude of reasons to cherish this occasion. Every part of India has its own reason to celebrate Diwali. This is a pious day when everything good happened whether it was Satyug, Tretayug, Kalyug or any Yug and it became the reason to enjoy and celebrate this Pious day by everyone. This festival is not only celebrated by Indians but whole world celebrates it.
LIKE INDIA, U.K., INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, FIJI, SRILANKA, NEPAL, MAURITIUS, THAILAND AND MANY OTHER COUNTRIES HAVE THEIR REASONS TO CELEBRATE IT.
This festival is not a one-day festival, it is celebrated for 5 consequetive days:
First day is Dhanteras,
Second day is Narak Chaturdashi or Choti Diwali
Third day is Diwali
Fourth day is Govardhan Pooja or Annakoot
Fifth day is bhai dooj .
On the auspicious Deepawali 2021 let us have a look at Mythological as well as Historical reasons behind this day:
A very well-known reason to celebrate Diwali is return of Lord Rama with Devi Sita and brother Laxman from exile of 14 years.
Birth of Mata Laksmi after Samudra Manthan and getting married to Lord Vishnu.
Mata Durga’s first fierce avatar that is, Kali Avatar incarnated to kill asur.
Pandavas return to Hastinapur after 12 years.
Lord krishna and Satyabhama’s victory over Narakasur.
A story of Lord Vishnu’s Vaaman Avtaar to rescue Goddess Lakshmi from King Mahabali .
Nachiketa a young boy got enlightenment from Yamraj. He revealed the importance of life and significance of death from Yama on this day.
In Sikhism, this day is celebrated as an historic event, as Guru Hargovind Singh Ji, the 6th Sikh guru and 52 other Hindu kings were rescued from Mughal Emperor Jahangir, who prisoned them in Gwalior fort. Golden Temple of Amritsar was also laid on this day in 1577.
Swami Dayanand Saraswati attained Nirwana on this pious day.
Diwali also falls at a time of reaping the Kharif crops.
It is the time of the year when businessmen offer Puja to Goddess Lakshmi, starts new books of accounts and pay off old debts.
In Jainism this day is celebrated as spiritual awakening day as lord Mahavira attained moksh on chaturdashi of kartik month.
Whatever is the reason, Diwali always uplift our mood, brings joy to everyone.
ENJOY DIWALI, KEEP YOUR ENVIRONMENT CLEAN, DECORATED, LIGHTENED AND EAT LOTS OF SAVOURY DISHES AND SWEETS, LIGHT DIYA’S, MAKE RANGOLI’S, EXCHANGE GIFTS WITH FRIENDS AND RELATIVES, ENJOY WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS AND MOST OF ALL TAKE CARE OF POOR AND NEEDY AROUND YOU.
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