Friday, November 1, 2013


Diwali the festival of lights begins from November 1st which is Dhanteras. Diwali or Deepavali is the Indian festival of lights. 
Dhanteras is celebrated on the thirteenth day of the month of Karthik according to the Hindu calendar. This day falls two days prior to the Diwali.
Dhanteras is the day it is believed Goddess Lakshmi visits all houses and blesses them with wealth and prosperity. People buy gold, silver, and steel utensils on this day. Dhanteras comes from “Dhan” or wealth and “Teras” means thirteenth. 
November 2nd is Naraka Chaturdashi. This is the day it is believed Goddess Kali killed Narakasura the evil demon. 
November 3rd is Diwali the main day when we worship Goddess Lakshmi and pray for a better world. 
November 4th is Govardhan Puja when it is believed Lord Krishna defeated Indra. A mound of grain is kept signifying the Govardhan mountain and worshipped. 
November 5th is Bhau Beej when brothers are worshipped by their sisters for a long and happy life.
Wishing u a fantastic,
Xtra special,
Ekdum mast n dhinchak,
Bole to ekdum jhakaas
“Happy diwali” . . .

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