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Diwali or Deepavali Festival

  • Date Submitted: 01/11/2013 09:34 AM
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Diwali popularly called Deepavali in some parts of India, is a festival which we all long for every years.The preparations for deepavali start long before the festival date.   First the excitement for us would be the new dress that are bought to be worn on deepavali.
                                                  Since,Deepavali is a festival for more than 2 days ,we have 2 or 3 new dresses.
                                                            Apart from this all elders visiting us buy sweets and dresses also jeans,T-shirt,trousers and shirts were all bought for me by my parents.
                                                                    The other major excitement for deepavali is the bursting of crackers and fireworks .This year we burst lot of crackers.Earlier I used to be afraid of crackers. Now I have got over the fear of bursting crackers .my parents tell me that I have to be very careful while bursting crackers.I followed their advice and there was no fire accidents also.Sparklers ,Rockets, Ground chakras and Flowerpots were our favourite besides the thousands sparks bomb.
                                          The third rejoicing aspect of Diwali is the eating of sweets. We visit relatives and friends with sweets and snacks. They also visit us with sweets and snacks.We seek their blessings on the festival day.Gulab jamun, Ladoos ,halwas and kaju cakes were my favourites.
                                              My Grandmother tells me that the victory of good over evil is the reason for this celebration. She also says that the festival is to mark the return of Rama to Ayodhya after his defeat of Ravana.
Lots of people also start new ventures on this day after performing Lakshmi Pooja. This is marked by lighting of lamps,candlesand diyas by the women associated in the family.The light and colour add to the celebrations.
                                          In all ,I can say that deepavali is the brightest festival to...

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