The most-loved festival, Deepavali/Diwali is just right around the corner! From lights, delicious sweets and gifts, the festival is all about spreading cheer. Deepavali or Diwali (literally translated as "a row of lights"; also known as the Festival of Lights), is a festival celebrated by Hindus worldwide for the triumph of good over evil as well as light over darkness. The festival falls on the 14th day of the dark fortnight in the Tamil month of Aipasi and so its date on the Gregorian calendar varies from year to year.
Hindu families would transform their homes into beacons of light usually by decorating the entrance of their homes with coloured fine powder or sand named Kolam or Rangoli, exchange gifts, share feasts, play with firecrackers, and perform pooja (prayers). Over the centuries, Diwali has become a national festival that's also enjoyed by non-Hindu communities. For instance, in Jainism, Diwali marks the nirvana, or spiritual awakening, of Lord Mahavira on October 15, 527 B.C.; in Sikhism, it honors the day that Guru Hargobind Ji, the Sixth Sikh Guru, was freed from imprisonment. Buddhists in India celebrate Diwali as well.1
Celebrate with your dearest ones and wish them with the most meaningful Deepavali/Diwali wishes, quotes, greetings, and messages, in English & Tamil: 🪔
Let's make this Diwali joyous and bright, Let's celebrate in true sense this Festival of Light!
May your life be as colourful and shimmering as the lights of Diwali!
A warm Diwali wish for every happiness. May the warmth and splendour, that are a part of this auspicious occasion, fill your life with happiness and bright cheer, and bring to you joy and prosperity, for the whole year.
Candles to enjoy life; Decorations to light life; Presents to share success; Fire Crackers to burn evils; Sweets to sweeten success, And worship to thank god! Wish you a joyous and prosperous Diwali!
This Diwali let us give thanks to all we hold dear: our health, our family, our friends, and to the grace of God which never ends. Happy Diwali!
Happiness is in the air; it's Diwali everywhere; let's show some love and care to everyone out there. Have a joyous Diwali!
While you're at it, purchase some Deepavali/Diwali hampers and gift sets to send to your loved ones along with your wishes ⬇️
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