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Diwali Festival – Some facts

Posted on October 24, 2011 | FestivalsNo Comment


Diwali festival and Wall hangings

When Diwali comes, it is the time to make everything look beautiful. This is the time, when the houses are decorated and cleaned well and everyone gets busy doing this. This is also the time when you can give gifts to everyone and surprise them. So wall hangings are a good way of giving Diwali gifts. This beautifies the entire house. Wall hangings are a way of ensuring that the entire house looks beautiful. Wall hangings show the best designs and patterns and are a way of ensuring you celebrate the festival well.

Diwali Festival

The enthusiasm and zeal with which you would make the wall hangings sometimes with the extra materials available at home is a way of doing the best wall hangings.

Diwali festival and sweets

Diwali festival is synonymous with sweets. This is the time when we can make our life wonderful with the best kind of sweets. Sweets give a great feel and give you a need to celebrate. Diwali sweets like rasgulla, gulab jamun, kaju katli, soan cake, and many types of pedas are very popular and preferred.

Rasgulla Gulab jamun Soan cake

Then there are those Diwali Sweet Hampers are very attractive and are a way of expressing one’s love and affection. Diwali Sweet Hampers are ensure that you can give sweets in the best way and in a presentable way. The package of Diwali hampers, are becoming very fashionable and popular now. There are many Diwali hampers which are very decorative and nice.

Diwali Festival and Diwali Diyas

Diwali Festival is a time when we light up the whole house and the city. This festival is known as the festival of lights aptly. So this is the time when you can buy mud diyas and paint them to make them look attractive. A coat of varnish and your Diwali diyas would be ready. There are metallic diyas too which are in the market. Diwali Diyas these days have found their way into the gift hampers. So do ensure this year you have the best Diwali diyas. There are workshops too which organize a Diwali diya painting course. Set in various colours, these diyas depict the festival of lights in the best way possible.

Diwali Diyas

Diwali festival and Diwali coins

Come Diwali and everyone get busy with what gifts to give. There are Diwali coins of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi, which depict wealth and good luck. People worship goddess Lakshmi during Diwali and believe they can lighten up their lives. Success and prosperity is ensured when we buy coins of these gods and it is a major and popular gift.  Silver coins with the images of these deities are a common gift and Diwali is very synonymous with these coins.

Diwali coins

Similarly idols of Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha are also very common and these idols are a natural gift. It is believed that these idols would give a lot of prosperity and happiness. So gift someone during Diwali festival then do make sure you give these idols.

Diwali festival is the time when you have everything to give and it is a time for celebration and gifting.

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