India is the land of festivals. It is famous about the country that there are more festivals than there are days in a year. These festivals portray rich cultural heritage of country which is full of diversity in term of religion, languages, attires, culture, races, fair and festivals. There are few festivals which are celebrated across whole country irrespective of religion with great fervor and gaiety and Diwali is one such Hindu festival which is certainly the biggest and brightest of all Hindu festivals. It is the festival of lights that literally illuminates the country with its brilliance and dazzle all with joy. so book flight to Delhi & enjoy the most famous festival in India.
Diwali has various legends and stories associated with it but what remains true and constant is the celebration of life, its enjoyment and goodness. According to some popular legends it is the day of celebration of marriage of goddess Lakshmi with lord Vishnu where as in Bengal the festival is dedicated to worship of Mother Kali, the goddess of strength. In Jainaism Deepawali has an added significance as on this day Lord Mahavir attained the eternal bliss of Nirvana. Diwali also commemorates return of Lord Rama along with his brother Lakshman and wife Sita from fourteen years of exile after vanquishing the demon king Ravan. In joyous celebration of return of their king, people of Ajodhya illuminate their kingdom with earthen diyas and burst crackers.
In each legend, myth and story of Dipawali, lies the significance of victory of good over evil. People on this day illuminate their houses distribute sweets, exchange gifts. Children celebrate this festival the most, as they wear new cloths, burn crackers and spend time with their family and friends.
People clean and decorate their houses and some even play gamble for entertainment. So why you are waiting just catch flights to India and be a part of this grandeur festival of lights.
India the land of fair and festivals