|Deepawali, the festival of lamps । Interesting facts about Deepawali|
Deepawali, the festival of lamps (light). Deepawali, the festival of knowledge. Deepawali, the festival of brightening the world by erasing darkness. Deepawali is the festival of the victory of righteousness over unrighteousness.
Meaning of Deepawali festival and interesting facts of Deepawali
Some facts of history about the festival of lamps (light)
Deepawali is the festival to abide in five days
- The first day of Deepawali is followed as Dhanteras. Lord Dhanvantari was born on the day of Dhanteras. It is also known as Dhantrayodashi because of following Dhanteras on the day of Trayodashi of Kartik Krishna Paksha.
- The second day of Deepawali is also called Naraka Chaturdashi or Chota Diwali. It is believed that Lord Krishna killed a demon named Narakasura on this day and freed sixteen thousand and one hundred girls. On the same day, there is also the practice of donating lights to Yamaraj, the Siamese god of death.
- Laxmi Puja has been abiding in the third day of Deepawali and also to abide Kali Puja in many parts of India including Assam and Bengal.
Criticism of Deepawali? Does Deepawali cause pollution?
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