Wednesday, September 21, 2016

My Favorite Festival is Diwali : Short Essay about Diwali Festival in English

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My Favorite Festival Diwali : We all know that India is a country of festivals where almost each and every festivals are we celebrate with great love, happiness and peace. People of India wish each other on Diwali days and share love and blessings. The festivals are made for to make people free from their busy schedule and have some fun with family and friends. Today We going to share Essay on Diwali for kids.


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Short Essay On Diwali : Diwali is My favorite Festival
Short Essay On Diwali : Diwali is My favorite Festival

(Diwali) Deepavali is known as festival of light which is celebrated across India. People decorate whole the house with enlightened with burning of earthen diyas and candles. Diwali is a festival especially celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Nepalese all over the world. Deepavali has many stories attached to it. All religions have their own reasons to celebrate this festival, but at the end they all come together and celebrate the festival of lights forgetting the reasons why they celebrate this festival.

All the Hinduism Diwali is celebrated to celebrate the returning of Lord 'Rama' to 'Ayodhya' after 14 years of exile and to celebrate his victory against Ravana (This war is about God wining on evil), the demon. For Jainism Diwali festival marks the attainment of nirvana by Lord Mahavira. In Sikhs celebrate diwali to mark the return of Guru Har Gobind Singh Ji, from exile, where he was sent by the Mughal Emperor, Jahangir. There are a lots of astrology aspects on the beginning of these diwali festivals.

The celebrations for the Diwali festival start before time with full enthusiasm, with as everyday holding a significant meaning like:

Vasu Baras - 'Baras' means 12th day and 'vasu' means cow. On this day cow and calf are worshipped.

Dhan teras- 'Dhan' means wealth and 'Trayodashi' means "13th day". Therefore as the name implies, this day falls on the 13th day of the second half of the lunar month. Hindu believes that this day is auspicious day for buying gold and do pooja of gold.

The meaning of Diwali festival is enlightening of inner light. There are many prayers held on the festival and throughout all the diwali days that it is celebrated. Along with this various prayers held on the day are:

Lakshmi Puja: People do Laxmi Puja on diwali festival. The reason behind to do Laxmi pooja is most important part of this festival as people pray for wealth and prosperity and lord Ganesha is also worshiped.

Govardhan Puja: Celebrated as the day Krishna defeated Indra. Lord Krishna taught people that that people should perform their duties faithfully as praying to god and goddess will not lower their burden, happiness and prosperity can only be achieved with hard work.

Diwali is one of the most favorite and biggest Festivals celebrated in the country by all the people. There is a lot of happiness and enthusiasm among people and they celebrate this diwali festival for 5 continuous days. Different and very colorful varieties of fireworks are lit on the diwali festival. People give gifts to each other and wish each other on this festival of lights.

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