Happy Diwali 2017: Diwali (Deepavali) is one of the most significant festivals of India which is popularly quoted as the festival of lights. It is celebrated nationwide by the people in various countries such as Nepal, Pakistan, Malaysia, Mauritius in the autumn season. This year the dates for Diwali are October 18 and 19, 2017 for the south and north India, respectively.
The name Deepavali derives from the row (avali) of clay lamps (deepa) that the devotees light in their houses in order to mean the inner light that drives away the spiritual darkness.The significance of the festival is the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, hope over despair and knowledge over ignorance.
The preparation for the festival begins days in advance and people are prepared up to deck up their homes and offices with diyas, torans, lights, candles and much more. Gifts and sweets are collected and kept for the occasion, homes are lit up, streets and shops are filled with goodies.
The festivities begin with Dhanteras, followed by ‘Narak Chaturdasi’ on the second day, Deepawali on the third day, ‘Diwali Padwa’ sanctified to matrimony on the fourth day and on the fifth day, it ends with ‘Bhai Dooj’ which is dedicated to the sister-brother relationship.
Over the period of five days, people celebrate the festival with their friends, families and relatives and exchange gifts and greetings. Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha are prayed on the occasion and people seek for their blessings.
HAPPY DIWALI QUOTES
“May this Diwali be bright for you and your family. May God fulfilall your wishes this Diwali.” Happy Diwali.
“Rejoice on this blessed occasion by spreading joy with your friends and loved ones.” Happy Diwali
“On this auspicious occasion, May joy, prosperity, and happiness. Illuminate your life and your home.” Wishing you a Happy Diwali
“On the auspicious occasion of Diwali, I pray that God fulfills all your dreams. May you get lots of gifts, sweets and good wishes this Diwali.”
“Today I feel gifted and blessed that my Diwali is full of affection, love, and happiness. May God always bless us.”
“Maa Laxmi will come to your house and will shower her blessings upon you. Remember to keep your doors open and decorate them with lots of lights and flowers.”
“Wishing you and your family a bombastic Diwali!!! Have loads of fun and loads of masti!!” Happy Diwali.
“May you all attain full inner illumination! May the supreme light of lights enlighten your understanding! May you all attain the inexhaustible spiritual wealth of the Self! May you all prosper gloriously on the material as well as spiritual planes“
“Happiness is in air It’s Diwali everywhere Let’s show some love and care And wish everyone out there.”Happy Diwali.
“This Diwali let us give thanks for all we hold dear: Our health, our family, our friends and to the grace of God which never ends.”
“This Diwali while you light firecrackers do spare a thought for the environment. Save environment, so say no to crackers.” Have a happy Diwali.
“The truth is that existence wants your life to become a festival…because when you are unhappy, you also throw unhappiness all around.”
“Fortunate is the one who has learned to Admire, but not to envy. Good wishes for a joyous Diwali with plenty of peace and prosperity.”
“Happiness is in the air, Its Diwali everywhere Lets show some love and care. And wish everyone out there.” Happy Diwali.
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