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Diwali Katha

Diwali Katha

Diwali falls, the Indian celebration of lights, falls upon the arrival of 'New moon day', when the moon does not climb and there is blackness all around. Light, being image of trust and positive vitality, demonstrates the triumph of great over underhanded. By spreading light in every corner of our premises, we attempt to pulverize the rule of dimness, on the night of Diwali.

Importance of Diwali Celebration

Diwali is the Indian celebration that brings an arrangement of celebrations with it. One after an alternate, we get an opportunity to commend five ceremonious events. The populace of all age gatherings and classes with equivalent enthusiasm and eagerness celebrate Diwali all through India.  It is a celebration of festivals, for example, lightings, crackers, cleanliness, beautiful rangoli making, social get-togethers to trade welcome and offering desserts to your friends and family. Diwali is a celebration loaded with mysticism and religious exercises, for example, love of Goddess Lakshmi, love of Lord Ganesha, love of Ma Kali, love of Lord Chitragupta and love of Govardhan Parvat.

The festival of the five-day long celebration, Diwali, starts on Aswayuja Bahula Chaturdashi and closes on Kartika Shudha Vijaya. The principal day of this celebration starts with 'Dhan Trayodashi' or 'Dhanteras'. After the Dhanvantari Trayodashi the second day of Diwali is 'Narak Chaturdashi', which is well known as 'Chhoti Diwali'. The third day of Diwali, which is additionally called 'Badi Diwali' is the principle day of festivals of the celebration of Diwali. Individuals perform Lakshmi Pujan (devotion of heavenly Goddess Lakshmi) on this day and offer supplications to God to her to favour them with riches and success. The fourth day of Diwali is committed to Govardhan Pooja (devotion of Lord Govardhan Parvat). The fifth day of the Diwali is Bhai Dooj, the time to respect the sibling sister relationship.

Stories behind the Diwali

Return of Shri Ram to Ayodhyaa

The most celebrated legend behind the festivals of Diwali is about the ruler of Ayodhya Nagri - Lord Shri Ram. The lord of Lanka, Ravana, grabbed Ram's wife - Sita from the wilderness, where they were staying according to the guidelines of King Dashratha, father of Lord Ram. To freed Sita from Ravana's guardianship, Ram assaulted him. This was trailed by a war, in which, Ram vanquished Ravan and discharged Sita from his authority. On the entry of Lord Ram alongside his wife Sita, individuals of Ayodhya enriched their homes and in addition the city of Ayodhyaa by lighting minor diyas everywhere, so as to welcome their cherished ruler Shri Ram and Devi Sita.

Incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi

On the promising new moon day, which is "Amavasyaa" of the Hindi month of Kartik, the Goddess of riches and thriving - Lakshmi was incarnated. She showed up amid the beating of the sea, which is known as 'Samudra Manthan', by the evil presences on one side and "Devataas" (Gods) on the other side. Subsequently, the love of Goddess Lakshmi, the Lakshmi Pujan, upon the arrival of Diwali, turned into a convention.

Lord Krishna Destroyed Demon Narakasur

One celebrated story behind the festivals of Diwali is about the evil presence lord Narakasur, who was leader of Pragjyotishpur, a region to the South of Nepal. In the wake of getting triumph over Lord Indra amid a war, Narakasur grabbed away the wonderful hoops of Mother Goddess Aditi, who was the leader of Suraloka, as well as a relative of Lord Krishna's wife - Satyabhama. Narakasur likewise detained sixteen thousand little girls of Gods. With the backing of Lord Krishna, Satyabhama vanquished Narakasur, discharged all the ladies from his array of mistresses and restored the superb hoops of Mother Goddess Aditi.

The Return of the Pandavas

The incredible Hindu epic "Mahabharata" has an alternate fascinating story identified with the 'Kartik Amavasyaa'. As per the story, 'the Pandavas', the five siblings Yudhishthhira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahdeva, were sentenced to thirteen years oust as an aftereffect of their thrashing against 'the Kauravas' - Duryodhana and his ninety nine siblings, at the session of shakers. Accordingly, the Pandavas put in thirteen years in the wildernesses and came back to their kingdom upon the arrival of 'Kartik Amavasyaa'. On their return, the populace of their kingdom respected the Pandavas by praising the occasion by lighting the earthen lights all over in their city.

Crowning celebration of King Vikramaditya

An alternate legend about Diwali festivals identifies with one of the best Hindu King - Vikramaditya. It was the day when he was coroneted and the individuals commended this occasion by lighting little earthen 'diyas'.


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