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Title: Diwali 2015 | Diwali Festival Date | History, Traditions and Celebrations of Diwali in India


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Diwali 2015 11th Nov 2015
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Diwali which is also known as Deepawali is the
most famous festival of the year.
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History of Diwali
Diwali signifies the return of King of Ayodhya
Rama from a difficult 14 year vanvas (exile). The
people lit up their homes to welcome their
beloved king home after such a long time and
burst fire crackers to express their joy and
happiness at his return. To this date, Diwali
signifies the banishing of evil and darkness and
welcoming light and joy. Happily, Diwali
transcends religion and is universally celebrated
by Indians in a spirit befitting a festival of
light and joy
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Diwali Traditions
Diwali is celebrated by all Hindus wherever they
may be in the world India or abroad. On this
day people do traditional Rangoli designs that
are made of coloured chalk, sawdust or flowers.
These drawings are creatively made of the shape
of floral patterns and conch shells.
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Lighting Lamps 'Diyas'
Diwali, the festival of lights is all about
lighting-up every nook and corner of the house
with diyas and candles. The significance of
lighting lamps on Diwali is to banish darkness
and evil while spreading light of happiness and
joy. Filling the house with light and opening the
doors and windows also signifies, welcoming the
goddess Lakshmi to the house especially during
the puja hours.
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Goddess Lakshmi Worship
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Gift and Sweets in Diwali
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Fireworks - Burning Crackers
Fireworks symbolize Fireworks stand for
celebration and festivities, so bursting crackers
are a way of showing happiness and joy, of
shutting out the darkness and letting in the
light.festivity rather than as custom or
tradition on Diwali. The use of fire crackers on
Diwali in an
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To know more Celebrations, History and Traditions
of Diwali
Visit the link
http//journeymart.com/holidays-
ideas/festivals/diwali.aspx
Other Festival in India
http//www.journeymart.com/holidays-ideas/festival
s/festivals-in-india.aspx
Festival in the world
http//www.journeymart.com/holidays-ideas/famous-f
estivals.aspx
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