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Essay on Festival Diwali For Children & Students
A set of celebrations in honor of any God or myth is called a festival. India is a unity in diversity. There are many festivals celebrated annually in India. The wide variety of festivals and events celebrated in India is a true manifestation of its rich culture and traditions.
In India most of the festivals are religion based and some festivals mark their cultural and social events. The most renowned festivals of India are enlisted below.
Diwali is the most famous and most celebrated festival of Hindus. It is called the festival of lights. Other festivals are;
List of Famous Festivals of India
- Holi, a festival of colors
- Christmas, birth of Jesus christ
- Dussehra, festival in the memory of Lord Rama
- Durga Puja, goddess Durga
- Danmashtmi, birth of lord Krishna
- Ganesh Chaturthi, in the memory of Lord Ganesha
- Eid-ul-fitr, marks end of Ramadan
- Onam, a harvest festival of kerala
- RakshaBandhan, Rakhi or bond of protection
- Pongal, Tamil harvest festival
- Gurupurab, a festival of Sikhs
- MahaShivratri, great night of shiva
- Hemis, a festival of Buddhists
- Lodhi, Punjabi folk festival
I celebrate all festivals and attend ceremonies of all festivals around the India. My most favorite festival is Diwali.
Why I like Diwali?
Diwali is the festival of lights and is one of my most favorite festival. It is celebrated every year in October or November. In Hindu traditions it falls in New moon day in the month of Kartika.
This is the most famous festival of India. Its celebrations and preparations start few days before its arrival. The houses, cities and towns are lit with luminous lights. Children use fire crackers on this day and enjoy the lights of diyas and crackers.
This day marks the death of an evil man Ravana, killed by lord Rama. This day is celebrated in the joy of victory of good over evil. When lord Rama killed, the good succeeded the evil.
Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after his exile of fourteen years. It was the day of victory of goodness over evil.
I love to light diyas on this day. I decorate my house with luminous lights and fire crackers. After taking oil bath, I wear new clothes and worship lord Ganesha and goddess Lakshmi for good health, wealth, prosperity and fortune.
Women prepare sweet and delicious dishes at home and invite neighbors at home. They serve sweet dishes to guests and exchange gifts and food among one another. Everyone light candles, lamps and diyas in their home and make houses colorful.
Hindus believe that on this day goddess Lakshmi visit their homes. They clean their houses and so that goddess can visit their home and provide good fortune and wealth.
According to local traditions of Hindus diyas are illuminated in the houses to welcome lord Rama to his own land.
All shops and markets are decorated with colorful lights.This day brings people closer and help make relationships stronger, reliable and durable.
I love meeting people on this day and greeting happy Diwali to my friends and family members. It is an enjoyable moment to wish and greet happy Diwali.
On this day sky gives beautiful look. It is illuminated with fire crackers and lightnings. Children, young and old all look very happy on Diwali.
Diwali gives message of joy, happiness, brotherhood and love. On this day the hearts of people are lit like lights on houses. This day is the symbol of victory of good over evil.
On this day people bury the hatchet, forget hatred and enmity and embrace all in arms to show world that we are not divided, we are all united.