Happy Diwali 2016 customs & Tradition: Here many peoples don’t know our Diwali custom and tradition because in this time no one want to know about anything so if you are interested to know about Diwali custom and tradition so read this post and get an idea about it. Diwali is celebrated on honor the victory of evil on the truth prevailed, and this festival is a custom that includes the worship of goddess Lakshmi, lord Ganesha, everywhere peoples lighting the Diya, decorate their home, office, shop etc. This day comes with lots of happiness, joy everyone exchanging gifts, bursting crackers and the very special thing is Rangoli.
Lakshmi pooja on Diwali
On the day of the festival of Diwali we worship of Goddess Lakshmi because she is the Goddess of wealth and prosperity. Lakshmi Puja is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi on Diwali evening in all houses to remove the evil from our houses and welcome blessing of Goddess Lakshmi. All the people worship the Goddess Lakshmi to get health and wealth.
Ganesha pooja on Diwali
We worship Lord Ganesha in the festival of Diwali, he is the Lord of wisdom and prosperity. The puja is done on Diwali evening in the houses and keep away the evil from the human mind and welcome the best blessing of Lord Ganesha. It helps in the progress of your life.
Candles or diyas on Diwali
The most important tradition is lighting diyas oil /ghee or candle, after the Goddess Lakshmi puja. People decorate their house with lighted Diyas and candles which symbolize getting remove darkness from the world. On this day Ayodhya peoples decorated the town with lighted Diya or candle to celebrate Lord Ram return after 14 years from “Vanvas”. This is the mark of beginning this custom (celebration of Diwali). People believe that as Diwali falls on a new moon night. Diyas helps Goddess Lakshmi to reach their every house, so people leave the Diyas to burn all through the night.
Exchanging gift on Diwali
In the occasion of Diwali, everyone exchanges the gifts and spread the happiness, love everywhere on Diwali celebration. All peoples go to the market and buy gold, silver, clothes, sweets, and shared with their relatives, friends, etc.
Rangoli on Diwali
The word Rangoli is taken from the Sanskrit language, which means the row of color. Rangoli is the art of creatively and draws on the floor using with different types of colors. People decorate their houses and make colorful Rangoli in the front of the door to welcome Goddess Lakshmi.
Firecrackers on Diwali
The festival of Diwali celebration is incomplete without bursting crackers and fireworks. People believed that bursting crackers will keep away evil from houses.
Significance customs of Diwali
The festival of Diwali marks the victory of good over evil. On this festival, the Goddess Lakshmi is a symbol of wealth and Lord Ganesha is the symbol of wisdom. In this festival, people buy sweets, clothes etc things and shared with their friends, relatives. Diwali is a very popular festival and there are several stories behind it. The festival of Diwali is celebrated mostly by north Indian people. On this day, Lord Rama came to Ayodhya with his wife Sita and brother Lakshman from “Vanvas”. It is believed that the people of Ayodhya light oil lamps on this day. All stories of Hindu God and legend related to this festival.