Happy Diwali 2016: Images, SMS, Messages, Wishes, Quotes, Whatsapp Status and Facebook Status, Photos

We wish you all a happy and safe Diwali! Here are some lovely WhatsApp, Facebook, messages and quotes to wish your loved ones on this special occasion.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 30, 2016 11:51 am
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Diwali, or Deepavali, is one of the most important religious festivals of Hindus across the world. It is celebrated by people across India and also in countries like Nepal, Pakistan, Malaysia, Mauritius, etc. It falls on the day of ‘Amavasya’ or new moon. This year, Diwali is being celebrated on October 30.

The five-day celebrations is a grand affair for people, who start preparing for the festival at the onset of the autumn season. The festivities start with Dhanteras on the first day and end with Bhai Dooj on the fifth. On the third day, that is, Diwali, the entire country lights up with lights, diyas, crackers and happiness.

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On Diwali, people clean and furnish their houses and decorate them with rangolis, diyas and bright lights. They exchange gifts and sweets with their relatives, friends and loved ones, and worship Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and wealth, and Ganesha, the remover of obstacles.

This Diwali, wish your loved ones, far and close, a very happy and blessed Diwali with these messages and greetings.

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*IT’S THE DAY TO LIGHT THE DIYAS,
IGNITE THE ROCKETS AND BURST CRACKERS,
BUT IT’S ALSO THE TIME TO BE SAFE,
FROM THE FIREWORKS AND ALL THE SPARKLERS.

diwali-wishes_759_123greetings-dot-com This year, Diwali falls on October 30. (Source: 123greetings.com)

*IT’S THE OCCASION TO THRONG THE TEMPLES,
PRAY TO THE GODS AND GIVE THEM OFFERINGS,
IT’S AN OPPORTUNITY TO ENTREAT THE DEITIES,
TO BLESS US ALL AND RID US OF SUFFERINGS

(Source: webneel.com) We wish you a happy and prosperous Diwali. (Source: webneel.com)

*With gleam of Diyas
And the Echo of the Chants
May Happiness and Contentment Fill Your life
Wishing you a very happy and prosperous Diwali!!

(Source: happydiwaliwishess.com) May the festival of lights bring light and hope into your lives. (Source: happydiwaliwishess.com)

*May the joy, cheer,
Mirth and merriment
Of this divine festival
Surround you forever.
May the happiness,
That this season brings
Brighten your life
And, hope the year
Brings you luck and
Fulfills all your dearest dreams!
Happy deepawali

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(Source: Askideas.com) May Lakshmi fill your and your loved ones’ lives with prosperity and goodness. (Source: Askideas.com)

*May the beauty
Of deepavali season
Fill your home with
Happiness,
And may the coming year
Provide you with all
That bring you joy!

(Source: 123greetings.com) May Ganesha clear all hurdles from your path and fill your life with happiness. (Source: 123greetings.com)

*On this auspicious festival of lights,
May the glow of joy,
Prosperity and happiness
Illuminate you life and and your home.
Wishing you a Happy Diwali

May success arrive at your doorsteps this Diwali. (Source: 123greetings.com) May success arrive at your doorsteps this Diwali. (Source: 123greetings.com)

*Light a lamp of love!
Blast a chain of sorrow!
Shoot a rocket of prosperity!
Fire a flowerpot of happiness!
Wish u and your family SPARKLING DIWALI

 We wish you a Diwali of love, togetherness and happiness. (Source: 123greetings.com) We wish you a Diwali of love, togetherness and happiness. (Source: 123greetings.com)

* The gorgeous festival of snacks and sweets
everyone enjoying a royal feast
when old and young with delight meet
and with love and affection do all hearts beat.
Diwali is here – the gracious festival
Celebrating victory, of myth and mystery
The festival that signals Triumph over Tragedy
May it Bestow all with Love and Happiness!