Deep rooted in customs and traditions, India is the mecca of celebrating the holiday of Diwali. It is celebrated every autumn and is a major Hindu holiday. The festival, which lasts for five days, symbolizes the triumph of light over darkness. It is also known as “The Festival of Lights.”
Throughout India, Diwali is celebrated for different reasons. In North India, it is celebrated to commemorate victory of Lord Rama over the demon King Ravana, whereas in the South, people celebrate the day to mark the victory of Lord Krishna over Narakasura.
Though the reasons of celebrations are different, the underlying theme and traditions remain the same. Diwali is considered the happiest holiday in Hinduism and it is given significant preparations. Your family can celebrate this beautiful holiday by participating in these exciting customs and embracing the vibrancy of Diwali.