Essay On Diwali
Diwali is a festival of lights.it is one of the biggest and grandest Festival celebrated mainly in India. Diwali is a festival commemorated to mark joy victory and harmony. Diwali, also known as Deepavali full during the month of October or November.it is celebrated after 20 day of the Dussehra festival. The world Deepavali is a Hindi word which means an array of lamp (deep means earthen lamps and avail means a queue or an array) Diwali is celebrated in the honor of lord ramchandra.as per Hindu mythology it is believed that on this day lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile.
During this exile period he fought with demons and the demon king Ravana who was the powerful ruler of Lanka on Rama’s return, people of Ayodhya it diyas to welcome him and celebrate his victory since then Diwali is celebrated to declare the victory of good over evil. people also worship goddess Lakshmi and lord Ganesha on the event of Diwali, lord Ganesha know on the event of Diwali. lord Ganesha know as a demolisher of obstacles is worshipped for window and intellect. also goddess Lakshmi is worshipped on the occasion of Diwali is said to evoke the blessing of these details.
The preparation for the festival commences my day prior to the festival.it starts with the thorough cleaning of house and shops.my people also discard all the old household items and get all the renovation work done before the onset of the festival it is an old belief that goddess Lakshmi visit people house on diwali night to bless them. hence all the devotees clean and decorate their house with fairy lights, flowers,rangoli,candles,diyas garlands etc.for the festival .
The festival is usually celebrated for three days. the first day is called dhanteras on which there is a tradition to buy new items, especially ornaments.the next day are to celebrate diwali when people burst crackers and adorn their house.there is also a custom to visit your friends and families and exchange people burst crackers and adorn their house.there is also a custom to visit your friends and families and exchange gifts lots of sweets and Indian specialities are prepared on this occasion.
Diwali is a festival enjoyed by everyone amid all the festivities,we tend to forget that bursting crackers lead to noise and air pollution. it can be very dangerous for kids and can even cause fatal burns. Bursting crackers reduces air- quality index and visibility at my places which are responsible for accidents that are often reported after the festival.hence it is important to have safe and eco- friendly diwali.
Diwali is rightly called the festival of lights as the whole world brightens up on this day. the festival brings joy and hence, it is my favourite festival!