Diwali: the festival of light

24 October 2022

Diwali or Deepwali is a very important festival for Indian people, and represents the victory of good over evil.

The celebration lasts for 5 days, and although the dates vary with the phases of the moon, it always occurs between October and November.


Every day of Diwali has a special significance:

  • First day: According to Hindu belief, this is the day the ​goddess Lakshmi rose from the waters of the ocean.
  • Second day: On this day, the ​goddess Kali​ and the​ god Krishna​ are said to have destroyed the ​demon Narakasura​.
  • Third day: It is known as Amavasya, and considered the most important day of Diwali.
  • Fourth day: the significance of this day varies in different parts of India.
  • Fifth day: Bhai Dooj, brothers and sisters gather together and share food, to celebrate the bond between them.

Best wishes to our Indian friends!

Diwali: the festival of light
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