Diwali is a 5 days festivals which is celebrated by all people in India with great fun and merriment. Thye are decorate their houses lanes, roads and the whole city by lighting rows of earthen lamps. This year Diwali in 2012 falls on November, the 13th and everyone eager to celebrate this popular festival. There some popular legends associated with this festival like the welcome ceremony for the return of Rama with Lakshman and Sita to Ayodhya from their 14 years of exile in forest. In the Western India Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped and in the Southern India, people rejoice at the defeat of the demon Narakasur by Lord Krishna. Deepavali in India has different colors and different significance in various parts of this country. But we know more about it..
Diwali Festival 2012 Date and Calendar: November 13, 2012
Diwali is also known as 'Deepavali' - the Sanskrit word which means Rows of Light. People celebrate Diwali festival in many ways. It begins with Dhanteras and ends with Bhai Dooj - special bond between brothers and sisters. As per the Hindu calendar, it falls every year on Ammavassa in the month of Kartik. Actually the exact day of Diwali is mainly decided by the position of the moon. It is symbolizes the victory of good over evil, and lamps are lit as a sign of celebration. The fifth day afterwards Diwali is known as Labh Pancham in Gujarat and is considered auspicious for starting new businesses and buying new things.
On more thing, the celebration of Diwali is incomplete without bursting some firecrackers. People of all age groups and all religions take part in this grandeur festival. Buying of new clothes, shopping, cleaning and whitewashing home are the primary steps of celebration. They clean up their homes and at evening, light their entire household with small clay diyas. And also decorate every nook and corner of their home with flowers and Gujaratis create colorful rangolis in their verandas depicting deities related to this festival.
Here we provides information On when is Diwali in 2012, Diwali Date & Diwali Calendar then you can start planning to celebrate grand festival with great fun and merriment. Gifting chocolates, decorative items, clothes, crackers, electronics gadgest are the main part of the Diwali festival celebrations.
Enjoy Diwali 2012 with all zest and joy. Have a safe and prosperous Diwali!