It is believed that on the day of Diwali, Shri Ramchandra, King of Ayodhya returned after his fourteen years of exile. The hearts of the Ayodhyais were amused by the arrival of their beloved beloved King. In the welcome of Shri Rama, the people of Ayodhya lit a ghee. That dark night of the dark dark day of Kartik Massa lit up the light of the lights. From then onwards, the Indian celebrates this festival of light every year with joy and glee. Most of the festival falls in the month of October or November according to the Gregorian calendar. Deepawali is the festival of lamps Indians believe that truth is always won, lies are destroyed. That is what Diwali does – that is, Mother Saggamya, Tamaso Ma Jyotigam.
Deepawali is the festival of cleanliness and light. Diwali preparations are started several weeks ago. People start the cleaning work of their homes, shops etc. The work of repairing houses, painting, whitening etc. is started. People also decorate shops cleanly. The streets in the markets are also decorated with golden flags. Before Diwali, the markets all look clean and decorated. Diwali, decorating with colorful decorations, light and pleasure, removal of darkness, dessert, worship etc., using a religious, diverse colors which is celebrated in many places outside India as well as in many places. This is called the light queue or the festival of light.
It is a festival of five days (Dhanteras, Hell Chaturdashi, Amavasya, Kartik Sudha Padhmi, Yama Dwitiya or Bhai Duj), which starts with Dhanteras (the festival of the first day of Ashvani month) and Bhai Duja (the last day of the month of Kartik Is festive) but ends up. The date of festival of Diwali is determined according to Hindu Chandra solar calendar. It is very pleased to decorate the houses and celebrate with lots of lights, given by candle, reading of the aarti, gift botter, sweets, greeting cards, sending sms, making rangoli, playing sports, eating sweets, and many other activities.
Why is Diwali celebrated?
The Victory and Arrival of Lord Rama: According to Hindu epic Ramayana, Lord Rama had returned after King Raman by killing Ravana and his kingdom well with his wife Sita and brother Lakshman after his kingdom, Ayodhya, a very long time (14 years). The people of Ayodhya were very happy with the arrival of their beloved and kind king Rama, his wife and brother Lakshman. Therefore, they celebrated Diwali by decorating their home and whole state on the day of Lord Rama’s return, burning incense made from clay.
Birthday of Goddess Lakshmi: Goddess Lakshmi is the lord of wealth and prosperity. It is believed that at the time of Samantha Manthan by the demons and the gods, Goddess Laxmi came to the universe from the sea (Kshir Sagar) of milk to the new moon of Kartik. This is the reason that this day started celebrating Mother Laxmi’s birthday as the festival of Diwali.
Lord Vishnu saved Lakshmi: According to Hindu mythology, a great demon king was Bali, who wanted to become the master of all three people (earth, sky and hut), he was blessed with unlimited powers from Lord Vishnu. There was poverty only in the whole world because the entire wealth of the earth was stopped by King Bali. In order to continue the rules of God created by God, Lord Vishnu rescued all three people (in his Vaman Avatar, 5th Avatar) and Goddess Laxmi was released from his prison. Since then, this day, the power of evil has started to be celebrated as the saving of God’s victory and Goddess of wealth.
Lord Krishna killed Narkasur: The day before the main Diwali is celebrated as hell chaturdashi. Long ago, the King of Narakasur (ruled in Pradoshapuram) was the one who oppressed people and kept 16,000 women in prison. Lord Krishna (8th incarnation of Lord Vishnu) was killed by killing Narakasur with the custody of all those women. From that day it is celebrated on the evil power, in the celebration of the victory of truth.
Return of Pandavas in the state: According to the great Hindu epic Mahabharata, after the long (12 years) expulsion, Pandav returned to his kingdom to the new moon of Kartik. He was expelled for 12 years after losing in Jouan from Korovos. The people of Pandavas ‘state were very happy to come to the Pandavas’ state and started celebrating the returning of Pandavas by burning the lamps of soil.
The coronation of Vikramaditya: Raja Vikramaditya was crowned by a great Hindu king on the special day, when people started celebrating Diwali historically.
Special day for Arya Samaj: Maharishi Dayanand was the founder of Arya Samaj, along with the great Hindu reformer, and he received Nirvana on the new moon (Amavasya) in the month of Kartik. Since that day, celebration of this special day is being celebrated as Diwali.