Amazing facts of Diwali Festival

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Fact – No. 1: The festival of Diwali is the main festival of Hindus.

Fact – No. 2: Hinduism is a major religion of India and it is considered to be the oldest religion in the world.

Fact – No. 3: Diwali is celebrated every year on the fifteenth day of the month of Kartik.

Fact – No. 4: This festival is celebrated by around 800 million people in different ways.

Fact – No. 5: This festival is celebrated in the honor of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity.

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Fact – No. 6: On the day of Diwali, the goddess of wealth, Lakshmi ji is worshipped.

Fact – No. 7: The word Diwali means “light of the lamp” in Hindi.

Fact – No. 8: The festival of Deepawali signifies the victory of light over darkness.

Fact – No. 9: The festival of Deepawali is the biggest and famous festival of India and it is celebrated for five days.

Fact – No. 10: Dhanteras is celebrated on the first day of Diwali, Chhoti Diwali on the second day, Lakshmi Puja on the third day, Govardhan Puja on the fourth day and Bhaiya Dooj on the fifth day.

Fact – No. 11: It is considered very auspicious to buy gold, silver and steel utensils or other things on the day of Dhanteras.

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Fact – No. 12: The word Diwali is derived from a mixture of two Sanskrit words ‘Deep’ meaning ‘Diya’ and ‘Awali’ meaning ‘Line’.

Fact – No. 13: Diwali is associated with the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair.

Fact – No. 14: On Diwali, people leave their bad habits and adopt good habits.

Fact – No. 15: “Shubh Deepawali” is the famous greeting card of Diwali. It means “have a good Diwali”.

Fact – No. 16: In some places of India, Diwali is also considered as the beginning of the new year.

Fact – No. 17: The festival of Diwali brings happiness and blessings.

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Fact – No. 18: The festival of Deepawali also indicates the arrival of winter season after the departure of the rainy season.

Fact – No. 19: In Orissa and West Bengal, Hindus worship Kali Mata instead of Lakshmi Mata and this festival is called Kali Puja.

Fact – No. 20: As much as the belief is of Christmas in western countries, the same belief is of Deepawali in India.

Fact – No. 21: On the night of Diwali, people light lamps of ghee and oil in their homes.

Fact – No. 22: On Diwali, people apply turmeric on the money kept at home and also worship Govardhan at night.

Fact – No. 23: The festival of Diwali is also known for pollution.

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Fact – No. 24: Diwali fireworks increase the risk of respiratory disease, heart attack, high blood pressure.

Fact – No. 25: Children suffer a lot from Diwali. Many children burn their hands while lighting firecrackers.

Fact – No. 26: A cracker named pomegranate has been found to cause 65% of the injuries.

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Fact – No. 27: On the day of Deepawali, the king of Ayodhya returned to Ayodhya after killing the tyrannical king Ravana.

Fact – No. 28: The festival of Diwali is celebrated on the arrival of Lord Rama and Mother Sita at home after 14 years.

Fact – No. 29: People of Lord Krishna devotees believe that on this day Lord Krishna killed the tyrannical king Narakasura.

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Fact – No. 30: According to mythology, on the day of Deepawali, Lord Vishnu took the form of Narasimha and killed Hiranyakashipu.

Fact – No. 31: Apart from India, the festival of Deepawali is also celebrated with great pomp in Trinidad and Tobago, Myanmar, Nepal, Mauritius, Guyana, Singapore, Suriname, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Fiji.

Fact – No. 32: The Diwali which is celebrated in Malaysia is called Hari Diwali.

Fact – No. 33: On the festival of Deepawali, the people of Nepal worship Yamraj.

Fact – No. 34: When Mahavir ji had attained salvation, then that day was the day of Diwali.

Fact – No. 35: On the day of Diwali, in the year 1577, the foundation stone of the Golden Temple of Amritsar, ie Golden Temple, was laid.

Fact – No. 36: On the occasion of Diwali, online shopping sites offer many discounts to the customer, due to which people prefer to shop online.

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Fact – No. 37: About one billion dollars is spent on firecrackers in Diwali. This money can also be used for education and better health facilities.

Fact – No. 38: Diwali is the festival when every person wants to spend his time with his family members and celebrates Diwali.

Fact – No. 39: Every trader gets profit on Diwali and it proves to be very good for them.

Fact – No. 40: In India, most of the markets in the market are celebrated only on the festival of Diwali.

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Fact – No. 41: Diwali is very famous in India because people of every sect celebrate it with great pomp.

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