Diwali- Festival of Lights

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Diwali- festival of Lights..is celebrated all across the India in a very pompous and extravagant manner…each household regards this as an auspicious day and adds to the glory of this festivity..lights,sweets and crackers make it a glowy ,loud and sweet day..

Reasons for celebrating Diwali
Goddess Lakshmi’s Birthday:  Indian Goddess of wealth  Lakshmi incarnated on the new moon day (amaavasyaa) of the Kartik month during the churning of the ocean (samudra-manthan), hence the association of Diwali with Lakshmi.

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Krishna Killed Narakaasur: On the day preceding Diwali, Krishna killed the demon king Narakaasur and rescued 16,000 women from his captivity. The celebration of this freedom went on for two days including the Diwali day as a victory festival.

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The Victory of Rama: According to the epic ‘Ramayana’, it was the new moon day of Kartik when Lord Ram, Ma Sita and Lakshman returned to Ayodhya after vanquishing Ravana and conquering Lanka. The citizens of Ayodhya decorated the entire city with the earthen lamps and illuminated it like never before.

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Bhavika says:

    Your sparkler picture is awesome! I tried to take one like that and it is on my blog. You might like it; you should check it out 🙂
    Hope you had a happy Diwali 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. sameekshya95 says:

      Gonna check it asap…thanks a lot gal

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Bhavika says:

        Hope you like it xo

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