DatesStart Date: 27-10-2019 End Date: 27-10-2019
LocationAll over India
India is a country which is quite famous for its festivals. Diwali, being the most important festivals for Hindus in India. The nation is known for itsgreat celebrations, so it is very obvious that Diwali won’t only be a daylong celebration. It’s a 5 days long celebrated festival starting with Dhanteras and ending with BhaiDooj. It is as important to Hindus as Christmas is to the rest of the world. Although it is not only popular among Hindus it is also very popular among other religions as well.
The elegance of the country is at its peak during this time of the year. The word Diwali comeby breaking the word into two. “Deepa” meaning earthen lamps and “avali” meaning in a row. It simply means a row if earthen lamps. It is typically celebrated during the onset of Autumn season. People from all the cultures come together as one to celebrate this beautiful festival of lights. Everything from houses to streets to temples to other sacred places, everything is decorated especially with lamps and diyas.
Diwali is also that time of the year when the markets are flushed with people and vendors. It’s the peak time for all the Indians to buy something new, especially on Dhanteras. Many fairs are organized during this time. Shops selling fireworks and sweets are particularly crowded during this time. Tourists who wish to witness the togetherness and also togetherness of different cultures of India, this time of the year is perfect for them.
Since there are plenty of religions followed in every states of India, every religion has a different mythological story to tell, about how this beautiful day came into existence. But one similarity which all of them showcase is that that light always prevails darkness and good wins over evil. According to the Hindu calendar, Diwali is often celebrated on the darkest day of the year, but the significance of the festival itself lieshere, the festival of lights being celebrated on the darkest day!
Visiting any part of India during this time of the year would be great fun as there are melas or fairs on the street for the entertainment of the masses. This particular time period also marks a great hike in the shopping activities. The market of gold, in particular, makes the most profits as people of India prefer to buy a lot of gold jewelry at this time.
Diwali, in India, is a time which brings together all the members of the family and distant relatives. While celebrating this festival, people from different economic backgrounds come together and celebrate this festival as one. In a country of over a billion people living in it, but this one single festival brings all those billions of people together. This festival has an essence of togetherness and enthusiasm in it. The essence of this festival is so powerful that it unites all the people of different caste, color or creed to come together and witness the happiness as one big happy soul.
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