When is diwali in 2014 date is 23 October , Thursday
India is considered to be the land of Gods and festivals. These festivals have their own importance as mentioned in the Indian mythology. Diwali is counted among one of the unique and most awaited festivals of Hindu.
Diwali which is also known as Deepavali 2014 is the festival of lights. It is the symbol of good over the bad. The people of India celebrate this festival with great pomp and show and light lamps inside and outside their homes. As discussed in the Indian mythology, lord Rama returned Ayodhya after a war with the demon Ravana. In order to kill darkness, oil lamps are lighted across the paths. Sweets are distributed and crackers are burnt on this day. This festival brings joy and happiness across the country.
When is Diwali celebrated
Diwali is going to be celebrated on 23 October 2014, Thursday.
Five days of festival
There are so many festivals which are celebrated during the days of Diwali. Let’s see the rituals that are performed during these five days.
On the day of Diwali, gifts are exchanged in order to express love and affection among the dear ones. Diwali is considered to be one of the best ways to come closer among the family members. This improves your relationship with the relatives and you enjoy a lot with them in such festivals.
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Created: Friday, October 18 2013
Author: Lokesh Jagirdar