Reasons to Celebrate Diwali the Festival of Lights


For what reason do we observe Diwali? It’s not simply the merry inclination noticeable all around that satisfies you, or simply that it’s a decent time to appreciate before the appearance of winter. There are 5 legendary and verifiable reasons why Diwali is an incredible time to celebrate.

What’s more, there are valid justifications for Hindus as well as for all others to praise this great Festival of Lights.

1.Goddess Lakshmi’s Birthday:  The Goddess of riches, Lakshmi embodied on the new moon day (amaavasyaa) of the Kartik month amid the agitating of the sea (samudra-manthan), thus the relationship of Diwali with Lakshmi.

2. The Victory of Rama: As per the epic ‘Ramayana’, it was the new moon day of Kartik when Lord Ram, Ma Sita, and Lakshman came back to Ayodhya in the wake of vanquishing Ravana and overcoming Lanka.

 The citizens of Ayodhya decorated the entire city with the earthen lamps and illuminated it like never before.

3. Krishna Killed Narakaasur: On the day going before Diwali, Lord Krishna killed the evil presence lord Narakaasur and saved 16,000 ladies from his bondage. The festival of this opportunity continued for two days including the Diwali day as a triumph celebration.

4. Special Day for the Sikhs: The third Sikh Guru Amar Das systematized Diwali as a Red-Letter Day when all Sikhs would accumulate to get the Gurus endowments. In 1577, the establishment stone of the Golden Temple at Amritsar was laid on Diwali. In 1619, the 6th Sikh Guru Hargobind, who was held by the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, was discharged from the Gwalior fortress alongside 52 rulers.

5. Coronation of Vikramaditya: One of the best Hindu King Vikramaditya was coroneted on the Diwali day, thus Diwali turned into an authentic occasion too.