Deepawali Delight: Exploring the Traditions and Rituals of Diwali

Diwali, also known as Deepawali, is a significant Hindu festival celebrated with great enthusiasm and grandeur across India. 2.

 Diwali is often referred to as the "Festival of Lights and Lamps," symbolizing the triumph of light over darkness. 2.

According to the Drik Panchang, Diwali is celebrated on Amavasya Tithi in the Kartik Month. In 2023, Diwali falls on November 12. 2.

The Amavasya Tithi begins on November 12, 2023, at 02:44 PM and ends on November 13, 2023, at 02:56 PM. 2.

The auspicious time for Lakshmi Pujan during Diwali 2023 is from 05:19 PM to 07:19 PM on November 12, 2023. 2.

Diwali celebrations span five days, starting with Dhanteras on November 10, 2023, and ending with Bhai Dooj on November 15, 2023. 2.

During Diwali, people decorate their homes, create colorful rangoli designs, and light diyas and lamps to welcome prosperity and goodness. .

The festival involves the worship of Goddess Laxmi and Lord Ganesha, symbolizing the blessings of wealth and prosperity.

Diwali is a time for exchanging gifts and visiting friends and family, with people wearing new and traditional clothing to mark the occasion.

In various regions of India, there are unique customs and rituals associated with Diwali, such as the worship of Goddess Kali in Bengal and the celebration of Govardhan Puja and Bhai Dooj on specific dates.