Updated: October 19, 2017 5:09:07 pm
Diwali, popularly associated as the festival of lights, is one of the most celebrated occasion in India. Also known as Deepawali, it is observed nation-wide in the autumn season. It is also commemorated by people in various countries such as Nepal, Pakistan, Malaysia and Mauritius. This year the dates for Diwali are October 18 and 19, 2017 for south and north India, respectively.
The significance of the festival is the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. The preparation for the festival begins days in advance and people are geared up to deck up their homes and offices with diyas, lights, torans, candles and much more. Gifts and sweets are wrapped and kept for the occasion, homes are lit up, streets and shops are full of goodies.
The festivities begin with Dhanteras, followed by ‘Narak Chaturdasi’ on second day, Deepawali on third day, ‘Diwali Padwa’ dedicated to matrimony on fourth day and ends with ‘Bhai Dooj’ dedicated to sister-brother bond on the fifth day. Over the period of five days, people visit their friends, families and relatives and exchange gifts and greetings. Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha are worshiped on the occasion and people seek for their blessings. While, you are busy preparing for the Diwali celebration, don’t miss out on remembering and wishing your loved ones you are away. To make things easier for you, we have curated a list of messages, texts, images and more via which you can send to your family and friends all the love and greetings this Diwali!
*May The Beauty Of Deepavali Season
Fill Your Home With Happiness,
And May The Coming Year
Provide You With All
That Bring You Joy!
*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!
*It’s The Season To Pay A Visit,
To All Our Friends And Relations,
To Hand Them Over Sweets And Presents,
Diwali Is Our Splendid Chance.
*For This, Is A Special Time When Family
And Friends Get Together,For Fun.
Wishing Laughter And Fun To Cheer Your Days,
In This Festive Season Of Diwali And Always!!!!!!!!
*When You Can Make Someone Else Smile
When You Can Be Someone’s Ally
That’s When You Can Yourself Be Glad
That’s When You’ll Have A Happy Diwali!
*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
*Deepawali Ka Ye Paawan Tyohar,
Jeevan Mein Laye Khushiya Aapar,
Laxmi Ji Viraje Aapke Dwar,
Subhkamnayen Hamari Karen Sweekar!!
Wish You And Your Family A Very Happy Diwali
📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
- The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.