Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The Grand Festival of Lights, Diwali !

Diwali is the great Festival of Lights. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful holidays.

Actually Diwali is made up of Five Days. First is the Dhana Trayodashi, the thirteen lunation astrologically, the New Year of Business.

The second day is the Naraka Trayodashi, dedicated to the demon Narakasura, who was vanquished by Lord Vishnu.

The third day is the day of Lakshmi Puja, the Goddess of Prosperity. All shops are closed during this day.

The fourth day is the Bali Worship day, the day when the sacred animals are treated with care and paraded through the streets.

The fifth day is Yama, dedicated to brothers and sisters !

May the Goddess of Prosperity bless you during these auspicious days !

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