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Significance of Diwali in Hinduism

Significance of Diwali in Hinduism

The festival marks the victory of good over evil, and uplifting of spiritual darkness. Symbolically it marks the homecoming of goodwill and faith after an absence, as suggested by the Ramayana. On the day of Diwali, many wear new clothes and share sweets and snacks. Some North Indian business communities start their financial year on Diwali and new account books …

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Diwali Puja Thali Decoration in Hindus

Diwali Puja Thali Decoration: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Though people often relate Diwali to the crackers, lights and sweets, the most important aspect of the Diwali is the Lakshmi-Ganesh Poojan. People all over India worship the Goddess of Wealth and the God of Wisdom this day in order to seek wisdom and prosperity in their home. The Lakhsmi-Ganesh Poojan is a very elaborate affair where the entire family …

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Modernization of Diwali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Modernization of Diwali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Sleek iPods, edible family photos ringed with pink icing on cakes, and weekend holidays in Singapore. Believe it or not, these are some of the items on the Diwali wish-list this season. If gold and silver are beyond your reach, and steel bartan seem infra dig to buy this Dhanteras, indulge in a shiny new laptop. Bored with celebrating Diwali …

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Diwali Traditions in Hindu Culture

Diwali Traditions: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali is celebrated to commemorate the victory of good over the evil. In northern India, the festival is celebrated to honor the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana. Coming down to the southern parts of the country, people there celebrate the festival to venerate Lord Krishna, when he defeated Narakasura. In eastern India, particularly in Bengal, the victory of Goddess Kali …

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Diwali Lamps And Diwali Lantern Ideas

Diwali Lamps: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Illuminating the homes and premises with beautiful earthen diyas, on the festival of lights – Diwali – is a good old tradition. The traditional oil lamp – diya remains the center of attraction of the occasion. It has evolved from being a brown colored clay lamp to colorful lamp, made of different materials. While earthen diyas is the traditional way …

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Diwali Rangoli: Kolam, Alpana Diwali Decorations

Diwali Rangoli: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Rangoli is the art of drawing images and figures on the floor, at the doorstep of one’s home. With the beautiful combination of colors, rangoli makes a magnificent piece of art. It has been a tradition in culturally rich India, to draw rangoli on festivals and other auspicious occasions, as it is considered a holy ritual. It makes a part …

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Diwali SMS And Diwali Text Messages

Diwali SMS: Diwali Culture & Tradition

Diwali SMS: Diwali Culture & Tradition – On the festive occasions like Durga Puja, Holi and Diwali, we often miss people who are far away. Though we can’t fly to them, we can always send our blessings and good wishes to them through advance telecommunication facilities we have. Sending a text message of SMS is the best option as it …

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Diwali Pooja Thali Decoration Ideas

Diwali Pooja Thali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

The festival of Diwali is not just limited to bursting of firecrackers, shopping, wearing new clothes and sharing sweet delicacies, decorating homes and offices attractively, but also about worship of the Almighty to ensure health, wealth and prosperity. The ceremonious occasion, which lasts for five days of extravaganza, encompasses spiritualism in it, which reminds us of its connection to the …

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Diwali Greetings: Happy Diwali Wishes & SMS

Diwali Greetings: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Being the festival of lights, Diwali in India is a holy tradition and it symbolizes the emergence of light in the darkness, the triumph of truth and the extinction of ignorance and arrival of wisdom. The festival is celebrated with great joy and ecstasy all over the country. It is a glorious occasion to rejuvenate your relationship with your loved …

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Diwali Decorations: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Decorations: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali is celebrated with great enthusiasm by the Hindus across the globe. In India, it is a five-day festival that brings with it good cheers. It is the time to celebrate the victory of good over the evil. People clean and decorate their homes in the best possible way, so that Goddess Lakshmi enters their premises and showers blessings on …

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