Category: Diwali Special

Choti Diwali or Naraka Chaturdashi Celebrations 2018

Choti Diwali or Small Diwali is celebrated after Dhanteras and day before main Diwali. It is also known as ‘Naraka Chaturdashi’ because the demon Naraksur was killed on this day. Choti Diwali is celebrated on the fourteenth day of Krishna Paksha in the karthika month. It is celebrated with fewer lights and fireworks. Why is CHOTI …

Beautiful Rangoli Patterns for Diwali

Rangoli Celebrations : Diwali is the much-awaited festival in India. Since it is believed that the Goddess Lakshmi visits the house on the festival, People clean and decorate the houses with Rangoli at the entrances and decorate it with flowers and diyas. They fill Rangolis with vibrant colors and make them beautiful. They also decorate Rangoli for …

BHAI DOOJ: Celebrations and Importance of Bhai Dooj

Why is Bhai Dooj celebrated? Bhai Dooj is a festival for brother and sister bonding. It comes after the main Diwali. Bhai Dooj comes on the second day of Shukla Paksha in Karthika month. It is also familiar as Yama Dwitiya. On this day, sisters pray for their brother’s good health, long and prosperous life. Sisters …

Diwali festival as New Year in India

In some parts of India, people celebrate Diwali New Year. Marwari, Gujarati and Nepalis will celebrate the beginning of Diwali Festival as New Year Festival. On Diwali New Year business people open new account books. They perform Diwali Pooja and will worship Goddess Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth and prosperity on this day. Accordingly, all the Diwali …

Emergence of Goddess Lakshmi & Lakshmi Pooja

Lakshmi is the Goddess who regulates all forms of success and wealth. As the assort of Lord Vishnu, the God of conservation, Lakshmi is the Goddess of wellness and beauty. Goddess Lakshmi Pooja on Diwali has a great significance; it is performed to drive away all the evil. Goddess Lakshmi incarnates reverend beauty, peace, strength, wisdom, auspiciousness, …