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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 Candles: Types of Deepavali Candles

Modernization of Diwali: Hindu Culture & Tradition

A festival of lights, Diwali celebrates the victory of divine spirit over the evil. Apart from the exchange of sweets and gifts, new clothes, shopping and fireworks, illumination of premises with diyas and electric lights plays a prominent part of the festival. By lighting candles in every nook and corner of the home and premises, we try to destroy the …

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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 Around The World: Diwali Worldwide

Diwali LED Lights

Diwali is celebrated in almost all the regions of India. Apart from India, the festival is celebrated worldwide. It has become synonymous with the culture and celebrations of India. People in different parts of the world celebrate Diwali with zeal and enthusiasm. They consider the festival as the one that signifies the victory of good over the evil. It is …

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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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Diwali Milan: Sharing Diwali Greetings

Diwali Milan - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali, the festival of lights and firecrackers, is a perfect occasion to revive personal relationships and social ties. Indians all over the world celebrate this festival with great enthusiasm. The festivities associated with this festival encourage people to socialize and interact with each other. Such reunions are popularly called ‘Diwali Milan‘. The series of ceremonious occasions that Diwali brings with …

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Diwali Aarti: Ganesh And Maa Lakshmi Aarti

Diwali Aarti: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Aartis are the special prayers that are sung to please the God. Through these prayers, we admire and appraise the Almighty and pray to bestow blessings upon us. In India, songs are sung in melodious tunes during the performance of aarti, which marks the culmination of any puja, jaagran or keertan. It is believed that these aartis please the Lord …

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Diwali Gift Ideas: Diwali Decoration Items

Diwali Gift Ideas: Hindu Culture & Tradition

Diwali Gift Ideas: Celebrated throughout the world by Indians, Diwali is a festival that brings with it the tradition of worshiping Goddess Lakshmi, tradition of cleaning the homes and decorating it with colorful lights, bursting firecrackers, exchange of gifts, lots of shopping and the sense of togetherness. The festive season is the perfect time to revive your emotional and personal relationships …

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Story of Diwali Festival And Diwali Legends

Story of Diwali Festival: Hindu Culture & Tradition

India, the land of rich cultural heritage, has one or the other festival for every month. It is the spiritual and religious richness in India that each festival is related to some or other deity. One of such festival is the ‘festival of lights’ – Deepawali. It is the glorious occasion that is not restricted to one day, but extended …

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