Diwali 2016 (Festival of Lights) full History and Significance

1.The festival of Diwali is being celebration  by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains :-

One of the most and great festival diwali in Indian culture, Diwali, the festival of lights, see million hindus attend firework displays, prayers and celebrat events across the world every autumn.

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diwali images

The festival is celebrate by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains for a every reasons, and any theme which runs throughout is the triumph of lights and good over evil.

To celebrate, houses are decorate with candles and colourful lights and huge firework displays are held while familys feast and share gifts.

2.The five day of Diwali:-

The first day of Diwali is  Dhanvantari Triodasi or Dhanwantari Triodasi is Dhan Teras. The second day of Diwali is Narak Chaturdasi. It is the fourteenth lunar day (thithi) of the dark forthnight of the month of Kartik and the Diwali. On this day Lord Krishna destroyed the demon Narakasur and made the world free from fear. The third day of Diwali is the actual Diwali. This is the day when worship for Mother Lakshmi is performed. On the fourth day of Diwali, Goverdhan Pooja is performed. The fifth day of the diwali is called Bhaiya Dooj. It is a day dedicated to sisters.


3.bhaiya dooj,is best movement of festival in life.

bhaiya dooj is very best day for enjoy with family. It is celebration also because on this day, Bhagwaan Mahavir found nirvana, his brother Raja Nandivardhan was distressed because he missed him. It was comforted by his sister Sudarshana. Since then, women have been revered during this festival on this day. It is the festival named as the bhaiya dooj which has a great story behind it. It is symbol of the love with brother and the friendship. It is time when Yama to return to his kingdom in hell, he turned to his sister and said. But I did not bring you a gift.  After that, in return Varni asked from him that all brothers should remember their sisters on this day and visit them if they can, and that, on this day, all sisters should pray for the happiness of their brothers. This is the reason why this festival called as the Bhai Duj, or somewhere it is known as bhai-phonta also. 


happy bhaiya dooj


When is Diwali?

The five-day celebration occurs annually in October or November, the exact dates are dependent on the Hindu lunar calendar.

This year the actual day of Diwali will take place on Wednesday 11 November.

The eve of Diwali is known as Narak Chaturdasi, the day in which the demon Narakaasura met his death.

Celebrations carry on until the fifth day when Bhaiyadooj or Feast to brothers is observed. Here sisters invite their brothers to a meal, which includes their favourite dishes. The whole ceremony signifies the duty of a brother to protect his sister, as well as a sister’s blessings for her brother.

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