Diwali is one of the most fascinating and important festival
of India. It is celebrated every year all over the country with great delight
and enthusiasm. This festival is celebrated on Amavasya night in the month of
October or November. The particular day for celebration is decided according to
the Hindu calender. People celebrate it very diligently as it marks the return
of Lord Rama after killing Raavana to Ayodhya from the exile of 14 years.
According to the popular mythology, on return of Lord Rama
the people of Ayodhya lighted candles and diyas as a sign of their happiness.
Diwali is also known as Deepawali, the word Deepawali means collection or lines
of light. Diwali is the symbol of victory of good over evil. There are still
more beliefs related to Diwali such as return of pandavas to their homeland,
rising of Goddess Lakshmi from the sea, freedom of Guru Hargobind from the
jail, birth of Goddess Kaali etc.
It marks the beginning of new buisness year in India. People