Happy Diwali 2021: Wishes Images, Greetings and Messages of Deepawali, WhatsApp, Status, Messages, Quotes, Photos and Wallpapers

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  • group of people throwing paper lantern on sky during night
  • diya decoration
  • three sky lanterns
  • selective focus photography of tealight candles
  • assorted color candles
  • lighted candle lot
  • yellow fireworks illustration
  • photo of a lighted candle
  • assorted color decors
  • person holding tealight
  • assorted wax candle lot
  • light love lights night
  • photo of tealight candles on stainless steel tray
  • close up shot of candle lights
  • man holding a sparkler
  • man lighting candles
  • fireworks display
  • person holding yellow flower
  • flower diwali festival decoration
  • diya oil lamp

Happy Chhoti Diwali 2021: Images, Wishes, Quotes, Messages and WhatsApp Greetings to Share on Naraka Chaturdashi

Chhoti Diwali, also known as Naraka Chaturdashi, is being celebrated today on November 3. “Naraka” refers to the mythical demon king Narakasura and “Chaturdashi” means the fourteenth day. The annual event takes place on the fourteenth day of Krishna Paksha, in the month of Ashwin of the Hindu calendar.

This year the date falls on November 3, a day before Diwali which is on November 4. As per Hindu mythology, Narakasura captured the territories of the Vedic goddess Aditi, abducted and mistreated many women. Krishna and Satyabhama fought in a battle against Narakasura and slew him.

North-East Indians, however, believe that it was the goddess Kali who killed Narakasura. This is why the day is also observed as Kali Chaudas. Hindus celebrate this day as a victory of good over evil and as a reminder to follow the spiritual path.