Significance of Diwali in various regions of India
Happy Diwali 2019 – Diwali is a festival that needs no introduction. This festival is celebrated by most of the people of India irrespective of their religion or cast. Basically, Diwali is associated with the Hindu religion but it also celebrated by many other religions like Sikhs and Jains, etc.
The word Diwali or Deepawali means “Row of Lamps”. people decorate their homes with earthen lamps filled with mustard oil and colorful electric light to celebrate Deepavali that is why this festival is known as “The Festival of Lights”. People wish each other with Diwali Wishes like Happy Diwali or Shubh Deepawali.
Diwali Festival is Hindu Religion
Deepawali is the biggest Hindu festival which is celebrated on “Amavasya” in “Kartika” Month, usually between October or November. On this day Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya, accompanied by his wife Sita and brother Laksmana, after 14 years of exile.
People celebrated the return of their king with deep mala – decorated their homes with oil lamps.
Diwali in Sikh Religion – Bandi Chorr Divas 2019
Diwali is celebrated by Sikhs as Bandi Chorr Divas which means “Day of the release of Prisoners”
On this day in 1619 the sixth Sikh Guru Shri Hargobind was released from the prison of Jahangir in Gwalior city. Fifty-two Hindu Kings were also released with Guru Hargobind Ji, who were holding his robe.
Sikhs celebrate this day by decorating the Harimandir Sahib in Amritsar with lamps and electric lights.
Diwali In Jain Religion
Deepavali is also celebrated by followers of Jain religion. It is said that on this day Lord Mahavira attained Moksha. Jain Businessmen also start their financial year from Diwali day.
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