With Diwali around the corner, everyone is eyeing it to make the best of it. Considering this festival of lights as one of the biggest Indian festivals which are celebrated across the country with great zeal, celebrating it in a customary way is crucial. The special traditions associated with Diwali have their own relevance.
Diwali celebration reflects the legacy of Indian traditions, spending quality time with your family, catching up with old friends and relatives, and of course, building up new relationships. Amidst all this fun, it is important to celebrate it with a traditional way to welcome the Hindu new way in a unique way.
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So here are some of the ways in which you can make your celebrations best for Diwali 2021
Decorate your home
Cleaning Your house on the day or prior to Diwali is considered an important ritual to mark the new beginning of the Hindu New year. From cleaning up cluttered areas to sort of papers and even laundry, to give a clean look to your house. Many people prefer whitewash to give a neat look to their home.
The celebration starts from Dhanteras
Dhanteras marks two days prior to the main day of Diwali and is recognized as Diwali’s onset. Tracing the footprints across the floors of your house on this day to welcome the goddess of wealth Laxmi is considered auspicious. Besides this, it is customary to buy utensils, gold/ silver ornaments, or other metal accessories to mark a prosperous start to New Year
Showcase your artistic skills with beautiful Rangoli
Colorful Rangolis are the traditional way of adorning your house. You can make rangolis at your doorways which is done with sand, rice, flowers, and rangoli colors. Rangolis are generally placed at the internal entryway to home to welcome the goddess Laxmi.
Lit the earthen Diyas and candles on the day of Diwali
Take plenty of candles or Diyas to be placed everywhere in and Out of your house. This is done to invite the goddess Laxmi on the day of Diwali. As on Diwali, there is no moon, it is believed that lighting up so many Diyas attract goddess Laxmi to your house.
Diwali Pujan 2021
This is an integral part of Diwali where the whole family sits together for Diwali Pujan (offering prayers to Goddess Laxmi). The idols of Laxmi and Ganesh are worshipped on this day to please the goddess to shower us with wealth and prosperity. Sweets, gold/silver ornaments, and wads of cash are offered to the goddess on this day.
Indulge in festive spirits with fireworks and great food
After Diwali Pujan, it’s time to have some fun with some fireworks and crackers. Never leave the children alone for fireworks. Prefer green fireworks to save the environment from pollution.
An extravagant family dinner
Diwali is all about splendid celebrations which are incomplete without a lavish dinner. You can cook some family-favorite dishes by checking out cookery tutorials online. Don’t forget to feast on some sweets to make your celebrations sweeter.
Playing card party
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A Diwali Celebration is incomplete without playing cards. It is the best way to spend time together and create some memorable moments. Wishing you and your family a very happy and prosperous Diwali 2021!