In Hindu mythology, when Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya, along with Sita and Lakshmana, from his fourteen year long exile, after defeating the demon Ravana, the people of Ayodhya illuminated the kingdom with numerous eathern diyas and burst crackers to celebrate his return. This marks the inception of the Hindu Diwali festival. Diwali, one of the biggest festivals of India, is a five day long festival, celebrated in Hinduism, Jainism and Sikhism. In Jainism, Diwali festival marks the attainment of Moksha by Lord Mahavira in 527 B.C. In Sikhism, it marks the release of Guru Hargobind from prison.
If one were to analyze the spiritual significance of diwali, they would find, that Diwali depicts that good prevails over evil, light prevails over dark. We defeat our vices and virtues remain. Diwali is the celebration of our inner virtues, our inner light. This is the most beautiful aspect of Diwali festival.
Diwali is also a festival of sending good wishes to your family and friends.
Happy Diwali Cards
The diwali festival 2014, on 23 October , will see people lighting up their house with diyas and bursting crackers, and a lot of ‘Happy Diwali’ wishes will be in the air, along with joy and . The diwali cards and gifts are a way of showing love and affection to their loved ones. They are very popular and are sold and bought with great fervor in and around the country. Wishes often read prosperity and joy on the occasion of diwali. The ‘Diwali ki Subhkamnayein’ is a popular way of greeting people on Diwali. It is a time to rejoice with friends, as the atmosphere is filled with fun and frolic. The diwali card also has fascinating pictures of crackers and people playing with them on it, as is the tradition. The cards also have images of the Hindu Gods and Goddesses, wishing good luck and wellness. They are available in all greetings shops at least a fortnight ahead. The Diwali cards available online are also very beautiful and easily available.
Young people in the family seek the blessings of their elders on this auspicious day. The Diwali is preceded by Dhanteras, where people buy gold jewelry as the Lakshmi Puja is also celebrated before Diwali. Diwali also marks the end of harvesting season, and farmers and businessmen offer their gratitude and pray for prosperity to the Goddess.
People also send a variety of diwali gifts. The diwali gifts are expensive and people compete to give the best gifts to each other. The sales of sweets touch the sky along with electronic appliances, on the occasion of diwali, as people buy a lot of sweets, to take home and gift people. The appliances usually offer a range of offers, thus inviting people to buy them this season diwali remains a joyous time to welcome the Gods into your household and catch up with your loved ones and have a blast.
This Diwali 2014, send your loved ones dewali wishes, dewali cards, dewali gifts and make their dewali a happy dewali!