What is Diwali 2018 date
Diwali or the festival of lights is on the 15th day of the Hindu month of Karthika every year. Diwali comes in either October or November months each year; it depends on the lunar cycle. To know What is Diwali 2018 date and Diwali Images then scroll down……
- In 2018, Diwali is on 7th of November. In South India, it is a day earlier i.e. on 6th of November.
- Diwali is on the 27th of October in 2019.
- In 2020, Diwali is on the 14th of November
What is Diwali all about?
Diwali or Deepavali is a major Hindu festival. Followers of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism observe various customs associated with Diwali. It is a Festival of lights because Deepavali marks the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance and good over evil. Diwali is five days festival which begins with Dhanteras and ends with Bhai Dooj.
- First Day of Diwali is Dhanteras, which is a combination of two words Dhan means Wealth and Teras mean 13th day Hindu Lunar month Karthika. On the occasion of Dhanteras, people purchase gold, silver, utensils or precious metal things. It is also familiar as Dhanatrayodashi.
- The second day is Naraka Chaturdashi or Choti.
- The third day is the main Diwali, Lakshmi Pooja is performed on this day.
- The fourth day has various meanings in different regions. Some celebrate it as Govardhan Pooja, some celebrate it as Bali Pooja and some observe it as a start of Bussiness New Year.
- The fifth day of Diwali is Bhai Dooj which is a celebration for brother and sister bonding.
People clean their houses, shops, and properties before the arrival of Diwali. They decorate their houses and properties with earthen lamps known as Diyas or Deep. They also decorate floors with colorful Rangoli. Special dishes are made on the occasion of Diwali. Everyone meets their friends and families on the occasion of Diwali. They exchange greetings, sweets, and gifts.
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