Essay about DIWALI

English_Master November 15, 2015 No Comments
DIWALI The festivals reflect the cultural life of nation. They are days of great rejoicing. Sometimes they have religious importance. Some are seasonal festivals. Diwali is one of the most important festivals of Hindus. It is most rejoicing festival of India. Diwali means rows of lighted lamps. On this day of festival every house of Hindu is illuminated with light. Diwali is a national festival of India. It is celebrated on ‘Kartika Amavasya’ every year according to Hindu calendar. It is celebrated towards the end of October or the beginning of November according to English calendar. It is celebrated in honor of Shri Ram Chandra’s return to Ayodhya after an exile of fourteen years. It is an important seasonal festival of farmers. They are free from their labour of sowing rabbi crops. The festival is also noted for renovation of the houses. A few days before the festival, people do necessary repairs to the houses. They clean them and have them whitewashed. They set them in order. Everything in the house is in appropriate order. The houses are decorated with pictures of national and religious leaders. Sweet sellers, toy makers and manufactures of fireworks make special preparation for the festival. On ‘dhan theras’ the thirteen day of waning moon...
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