There are many mythological stories and beliefs behind celebrating Deepawali.
Accordingly, there are variations in ways of celebrating it in different parts of the country.
By: Religion / Astrology There are many mythological stories and beliefs behind celebrating Deepawali.
Accordingly, there are variations in ways of celebrating it in different parts of the country. Let us know why Diwali is celebrated.
5 Reasons Why We Celebrate Diwali or Deepavali – The festivals of Lights
- 1- Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya. It is believed that when Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after defeating Ravana and completing fourteen years of exile, the townspeople decorated the entire Ayodhya with lights and from here itself The festival of Diwali in India is considered to begin.
- 2- Slaughter of Hiranyakashyap According to a legend, Vishnu killed Hiranyakashipu in the form of Narasimha. On the death of the demon king, the people celebrated Diwali by lighting ghee lamps.
- 3- Krishna killed Narakasura Krishna killed the tyrannical Narakasura on Chaturdashi one day before Diwali. In the same joy, on the next day, Gokul residents celebrated the happiness by lighting a lamp on Amavasya.
- 4- Shakti took the form of Mahakali, even after slaying the demons, when Mahakali’s anger did not subside, Lord Shiva himself lay down at her feet. Goddess Mahakali’s anger ended with the mere touch of Lord Shiva’s body. The worship of Lakshmi, his quiet form began in memory of this. On the same night, there is also a law for worshiping Kali, his rage.
- 5- According to the mythological texts, Lakshmi, Dhanvantari, and Kubera appeared on the day of Diwali, Mata Lakshmi was born from the ocean of milk, known as the Saffron Sea. Also, Arogyadev Dhanvantari and Lord Kubera also appeared from the Samudra Manthan.