Ashtalakshmi

The festival of Diwali

The Diwali festival is an important festival for Indians. This is celebrated in the month of Kartik on Amavasya. Diwali is one of the most colorful, sacred and loveliest festivals of the Hindus. It is celebrated every year with great joy and enthusiasm throughout the length and breadth of the country. The festival of Diwali marks the return of lord Rama to Ayodhya after fourteen year’s exile and killing Ravana. It is a festival of lights and festivities. It comes off about twenty days after Vijayadashmi

Along Diwali, a number of festivals are also celebrated, starting from Dhanteras.

Dhanteras

Naraka Chaturdashi

Diwali

Earthen pots or Deepak on Diwali

Earthen pots or Deepak on Diwali

Diwali Celebrations

Govardhan Pooja

Chitragupta Pooja and Bhai Dooj

Ashtalakshmi