When is Diwali 2016? Celebration of Deepavali in India Date | History– Diwali is the awaited festival in Hindu Religion and holiday in India, which is follows in the Lunar Calendar month of Kartik. Diwali is the very famous festival in India, which is celebrate for 5 days festival. Diwali begins with Dhanteras and End with Bhaubhij. Diwali is also known as Deepawali, means the festival of light. The main attraction of Diwali is the Diyas or Clay lams and fireworks in the night. Diwali is the festival of light and which celebrates for victory of righteousness and the lifting of spiritual darkness. Deepawali is come from the sanskrut words, ‘Deepa’ as Diyas or clay lamp and ‘wali’ as row of, row of lamps and the major attractions are the Colorful Rangolis within the premises of the house.
When is Diwali 2016?
The Diwali festival is celebrates returns of Lord Rama’s to Ayodhya after the 14 years exile. The Goddness MahaLakshmi as she is symbol of wealth or prosperity, also worshipped Diwali. In Bengol festival is celebrated as Kali Puja. The Diwali festival in Southen India is called as Asura Naraka, as the King of Assam prisoned many people, and Lord Krishna Freed people from prison. The Sikh Celebrates Diwali on Bandi Chhorh Day, Guru Har Govind or Sixth Nanak’s is return from Gwaliorfort. It’s the coincidence with Diwali Festivals, means the celebration for Hindus and Sikhs on the similar days. Diwali is going to be celebrated from 28th October 2016 to 1st November 2016.
Deepavali Celebration in India
Deepavali celebration is started 10 days before Diwali, women’s clean their house and decorate with decorative stuff, like wall hanging, Designer pots, Curtains, Bed sheets and more decorative items. Many of the people decorates home and workplaces with electrical lams and hanging lamps called as AkashKandil in front of house or on window. One more popular decoration way is Bowl of water with Candles and flowers floating on the surface of water.
How is Diwali Celebrated
On the day of Diwali people prefer to wash themselves with fragrant oil, Utann (it’s specially used in India) and Water. People wear new cloths and give the gifts, sweets to family members, Close friends, business friends associates. The Evening is set for the fireworks in some regions in India. In some regions India, Villages and many towns Melas are held. Diwali is celebrates on various date as per region. This is because each region follows the traditional lunar calendar to be interpreted different ways. As Diwali in Tamilnadu is celebrated in the Tamil month of Aipasi.
In Maharashtra Diwali is celebrates by preparing some snacks at home. Indian women’s prepare the snacks item like Chivda, Chakli, Laadu, Shankarpali, Shev, Karnaji. These are main snacks items are prepared in each and every house. This snacks are serves to the guests, friends, Family members, when they visit your home while Diwali.
Diwali 2016, Diwali Date and Time
Diwali festival is celebrate for 5 days as its starts from the date 28th October 2016 and ends on 1st November 2016.
|Day 1||28th October||Dhanteras, Dhantrayodashi|
|Day 2||29th October||Narak Chaturthi, Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja|
|Day 3||30th October||Lakshmi Puja, Diwali Puja|
|Day 4||31st October||Bali Patiprada, Govradhan Puja, Annakut|
|Day 5||1st November||Bhau Beej, Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya|
Dhanteras – On the Day of Dhanteras as most of the Hindus prefer to buy the gold on this day. But according to the Ayurveda, they may offering the Neem leaves and Sugar to the visitors. The day is the birth of the Dhanvantari, the Ayurvedic doctor workship him.
Narak Chaturdashi– Narak Chathurdashi is the second day of the Diwali, on this day tamasik energies get created, in a way amounting to destruction of negative frequencies from hell.
Lakshmi Puja – This is the third day of the Diwali on this day Hindus worshipped Goddness Lakshmi ,Vishnu puja for the Happiness, Indra puja for satisfaction due to wealth, Kuber puja for Wealth, Gajendra Puja for Carries the wealth and Laxmi is for Divine Energy which provides energy to all the above activities.
Bal Pratipada – This is the fourth day of Diwali, on this day hindus worship King Bali for avoid the negatives energies and trouble.
Bhau Beej – This is the fifth day of Diwali, is observed as a symbol of love between sisters and brothers.
In India Diwali day is the government holiday, all schools, offices, Stores, Other business organization are closed or Some of the reduced their opening hours to half day.