Festivals bring joy and happiness to our life. It is also the time when we send out diwali messages , wishes, quotes or images to our friends and loved ones.Most festivals in India are celebrated around the time when there is some change around us. It could be a change of season, or maturing of crops, or any other reason. Whatever may be the reason, a festival is a good enough reason to meet and greet your loved ones – friends, families, and relatives. And Diwali being the biggest festival for Hindus, people meet and celebrate it together.
|Day and Date in 2021:||Thursday, 4 November|
|Lakshmi Puja Muhurat:||6:10 pm to 8:06 pm|
|Duration:||1 Hour 55 Minutes|
|Pradosh Kaal:||5:34 pm to 8:10 pm|
|Vrishabha Kaal:||6:10 pm to 8:06 pm|
How is Diwali celebrated?
Diwali is one festival, where the entire family comes together. It comes on the night of Amavasya (new moon) on the Kartik month of the Hindu calendar. People start preparing for Diwali almost a month ago. There is excitement everywhere. People start cleaning and whitewashing their homes and removing unused and unwanted things lying in their houses. They buy new clothes, sweets, crackers, diyas, and other items of decoration. Diwali is a 5-day festival, and each day has its own significance.
Day 1 is celebrated as Dhanteras when people consider it auspicious to buy utensils, jewellery, vehicles, and electronic items. Day 2 is Narak Chaudas, or Roop Chaudas, where people do cosmetic treatments. Day 3 is the main day, where we perform Mahalakshmi Pooja. People light diyas all their house and exchange sweets and wishes. Children enjoy the festival by burning crackers. Day 4 is Govardhan Pooja, where ladies make a figure of Lord Krishna using cow-dung and worship it. People in villages, especially farmers worship their cattle. The last day is Bhai Dooj, where sisters invite their brothers over a meal and cook their favourite dishes. She applies tilak on their forehead and wishes for their success. The brother also promises to protect her and showers her with blessings and gifts.
Across these 5 days, the common thing is lighting the diyas, burning crackers, and exchanging wishes with your near and dear ones. People young or old, celebrate this festival with great pomp and show.
Why is Diwali celebrated?
Though there are many stories associated with why we celebrate Diwali, the main story is linked to Lord Rama, who served an exile of 14 years with his wife, Sita, and brother, Lakshman. It was on this day that he returned to Ayodhya after 14 years. This being an Amavasya, the night was very dark. So, people lit several diyas to make the night bright and express their happiness. The people of Ayodhya welcome their kind by lighting a row of diyas. Since then, Deepawali (deep + awali) meaning ‘row of diyas’, became popular as a festival of lights. People lit innumerable diyas and illuminate the night.
Diwali Messages 2021 Wishes and Images:
Festival is a way, through which all societies express their happiness. Diwali being the biggest festival brings joy and happiness to everyone. Here are some wishes, quotes, and images that you can use this Diwali to express your heartfelt wishes for your friends and relatives.
Diwali Messages Wishes:
- “May the divine light of diyas light up your home and your heart and bless you throughout the year. Tons of love!”
- “Diwali wishes to brighten your heart and life with lots and lots of light.”
- “Warm wishes for a happy Diwali to brighten up your life. Have a great festival with friends and family!”
- “Hope the divine lights of the diyas enter your house to remove all darkness and bring brightness into your life. Happy Diwali!”
- “Hope the diyas remove all the darkness in your life on this Diwali. Have a safe and joyful Diwali!”
- “May the festival of lights, full your life with the glow of happiness and the sparkle of joy.”
- “It’s time to welcome a beautiful beginning with a fresh hope, and new dreams! Happy Deepavali!”
- “May the auspicious light of diyas illuminate every corner of your house and add brightness to your life.”
- “May this festival of lights fill your life with the glow of happiness and the sparkle of joy! Happy Deepavali!”
- “May the brightness of shimmering lanterns always stay in your life & make you bright;”
- “May millions of Diwali lamps illuminate your life with happiness, joy, peace & health. Happy Deepavali!”
- “May you be blessed with happiness and well-being to last through the year.” ― Happy Diwali
- “Sweets in the mouth, fireworks in the sky. House full. Diyas all over the house and joy all around the heart. Wish You A Happy Diwali.”
- “Wishes for a Diwali full of prosperity, wealth, and success for you! Wishing you a great year ahead. Happy Diwali!”
- “May this Diwali burns all the bad times and things for you and helps you enter in good time. Have a happy Diwali, friend.”
- “Wishing this Diwali brings you all the prosperity, that you deserve and desire.” Happy Diwali!
- “May God bless you with sound health and joyous moments!” Happy Diwali.”
- “May the divine lights of Diwali diyas illuminate your life with nothing but success, peace, and prosperity!” Happy Diwali.”
- “Wish you a Diwali like never before!”
- “Life with you is a never ending Diwali! Hope we always live together and celebrate the festival called life. Happy Diwali!”
Happy Diwali Messages & Images
Q. 1: How many years did Lord Rama spend in exile?
Ans: 14 years
Q. 2: What was the name of Lord Rama’s kingdom?
Ans: Lord Rama was the king of Kaushal state, and his capital city was Ayodhya.
Q. 3: Diwali is associated with which god?
Ans: Though there are many stories associated with Diwali, the main story is linked to Lord Rama, who served an exile of 14 years along with his wife, Sita, and brother, Lakshman.
Q. 4: Why did people of Ayodhya light diyas?
Ans: The night when Lord Rama reached Ayodhya was Amavasya. Since the night was very dark, the people of Ayodhya lit several diyas to make the night bright and express their happiness.
Q. 5: What is Bhai Dooj?
Ans: Bhai Dooj is the 5th and the last day of Diwali. On this day, sisters invite their brothers over a meal and cook their favourite dishes. She applies tilak on their forehead and wishes for their success. The brother also promises to protect her and showers her with blessings and gifts.
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