Diwali - A Feast of Lightening the Universal Spirits of Ecstasy
Diwali is originated from the word Deepawali, which reproduces the meaning of light and carrier. The festival has meaning of simply love and approaches. Row of diyas and lamps are appearing everywhere on the diwali as it is recognized as festival of lights and celebrated in most region for four successive days. Hindu Lunar month Kartik when Diwali is merrymaking grandly for bringing prosperous and wealth; the first day seems as bright night due to gleam of diyas and sparkle lights.
- Deepawali is the devotion based on supreme principle, stands for wiping out the worrying elements that dictate the atmosphere with supreme fire belief. Few rituals are performed during Diwali:
- On Dhanatrayodashi evening, thirteen wheat flour lamps, are lit and kept outside the home mainly in southwards.
- A lantern is slanged above the main door, actually on the right side, signifies the lively Divine power and purifies the surroundings spiritually.
- During Lakshmi Pujan, unbroken rice is applied to make a picture of also an eight petalled lotus or a swastik, on a vaguely prominent rectangular wood stage. The idol of Goddess is then set on it and prayed to.
- A divine bath is taken in the morning on all three days (from Narakchaturdashi to Balipratipada).
- According to Hindu lunar month, on the second day of Diwali, a woman flourishes a lit lamp around her brother, the day called as Bhaiduj in northern part of India. Women who doesn’t have brother, they should believe the moon to be her brother and execute aukshan to it.