HAPPY DIWALI ALL! Diwali is one of the most popular festivals in India and it is celebrated with joy and excitement. Diwali is a word that has been derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Deepavali’ and it meanstranslates to a row of lights. This is evident from the lighting of lamps in every household.
However, this festival is mainly celebrated in India, and people all over the world are now seen to be celebrating the festival of Diwali. This year, Diwali is going to be celebrated on the 24th of October 2022.
If you take the history of Diwali, as a festival, it has a very old origin. Maybe it originated when Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after his outcast. But Diwali is not only credited to Lord Rama; it is also attributed to Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Vishnu, Lord Krishna, Lord Ganesha, and also Jainism’s twenty-fourth Tirthankara, Lord Mahavira.
Now, we can read about the different stories related to Diwali to help you to understand the various reasons why Diwali is celebrated.
How Diwali is Celebrated in India?
In India, Diwali is celebrated in the most typical manner. People usually do…
Diya and lighting
People usually spend time together and often visit their relative’s places during Diwali to spend time and celebrate the holiday with their loved ones. People usually cook their delicious foods and light up the holiday and their houses.
Safety Tips for Diwali Celebration:
Diwali is the most exciting festival of the year and it is just around the corner we are all looking forward to the fun-filled festivities! However, as the saying goes– “Better safe than sorry” so it is logical to follow a few safety measures to make suresafety of your loved ones.
1. Cotton Garments
You must ensure that everyone in the family wears cotton clothes while playing with fireworks. Because there is a chance of synthetic fabrics catching fire very easily.
2. Well-Fitted Clothes
You must make sure that your children’s arms and legs are covered withwell-fitted clothes. Fire catches easily on flowing, trailing garments.
3. Quality of Crackers
You must purchase firecrackers only from legal manufacturers. Good-quality firecrackers must reduce the risk of accidents.
4. Emergency Numbers
You must make sure that you have the emergency numbers on your hands, and you must aware of the numbers of doctors, fire stations, police stations, etc in case of any emergency.
5. First Aid Kit
While firing crackers it is highly important to keep a first aid kit near for emergency purposes.
6. Fire Extinguisher
You must keep a fire extinguisher nearfiring firecrackers. It is important to keep a bucket of water or sand while firing crackers.
7. Discard Used Fireworks
You must discard the used firecrackers with care. You can either put them in a bucket of water or cover them with some sand to disperse the heat.
“May the Diwali festive season be filled with celebrations, festivities, and great zeal”. “I wish everyone a happy Diwali.”
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