What is Diwali? And how to celebrate? The Festival of Lights
Deepavali or (Diwali) is one of the India’s biggest festivals of India. Diwali means rows of lighted lamps. It’s a festival of lights and Hindus celebrate it with joy. During this festival, people light up their houses and shops with Divas. They worship the Lord Ganesha for good welfare and prosperity and Goddess Lakshmi for wealth and wisdom.
- Diwali (English): “dee-wall-ee” but also heard as “dee-vall-ee”
- Deepavali (Hindi): “dee-paw-lee”
The Deepavali Festival is an important Hindusm Festival for India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, and other places.
How to Say Happy Deepavali
The simplest way is “happy Diwali”
Diwali / Deepavalee mubarak ho (pronounced: “dee-wall-ee moo-bar-ak ho”)