Diwali, also known as Diwali and Eid-ul-Fitr, is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated every spring. This festival or Eid-ul-Fitr is spiritually a symbol of victory over darkness, wisdom over ignorance, good over evil and hope over despair. Preparations for this festival begin 3 days in advance and other rituals continue for another 3 days. The original festival is celebrated on the night of Emmaus or the night of the new moon. The original festival is celebrated on the night of Emmaus or the night of the new moon in the solar-lunar Hindu calendar month of Kartik. According to the Gregorian calendar, the festival falls in mid-October and mid-November.
Before the night of Diwali, Hindus repair, renovate and paint their houses, and on the night of Diwali they put on new clothes, light lamps, light candles and candles of various shapes. They are also placed inside and outside the houses, in the streets. And Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity, is worshiped, firecrackers are lit, and later the whole family arranges mass feasts and sweets are distributed. Friends are invited and gifts are distributed. Where Diwali is celebrated, Diwali is also called the best commercial season.
Diwali is not only an important festival of the Hindus but also an important ritual or custom and it depends on the regions of India. In many parts of India, the festival begins with Dhanteras, Narak Chatradashi is celebrated on the second day, Diwali on the third day, the fourth day of Diwali is dedicated to Padwa husband-wife relationships and the fifth day is dedicated to brother-sister relationships. This is where the festival ends. Dhanteras usually falls eighteen days after Dussehra.
On the night on which Hindus celebrate Diwali, Jains celebrate Diwali in celebration of the enlightenment of Mahavira.
In India, Diwali is a public holiday, as well as in Nepal, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Malaysia, Singapore and Fiji.
Reason for naming
The word Deepavali is derived from the Sanskrit language. The word derived from the yip means "deep", "candle", "lamp" or "light", and "awli" means "row". Thus, Diwali or Diwali means "row of lamps" or "row of lamps". Millions of people burn in their courtyards, buildings, circles and in the countries where it is celebrated.
Diwali is called by different names in different languages of different states. Especially the difference in pronunciation can be seen.