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Why do you celebrate Diwali? Know 5 interesting stories related to this festival
There are many mythological stories and beliefs behind celebrating Deepawali. Accordingly, there are variations in ways of celebrating it in different parts of the country.
There are many mythological stories and beliefs behind celebrating Deepawali. Accordingly, there are variations in ways of celebrating it in different parts of the country. Let’s know why Diwali is celebrated.
1- Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya
It is believed that when Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after defeating Ravana and completing fourteen years of exile, the townspeople decorated the whole of Ayodhya with lights and it is from here that the festival of Diwali in India is believed to have begun.
2- Slaughter of Hiranyakashyap
According to a legend, Vishnu killed Hiranyakashipu in the form of Narasimha. On the death of the demon king, the people celebrated Diwali by lighting ghee lamps.
3- Krishna killed Narakasura
Krishna killed the tyrannical Narakasura on Chaturdashi a day before Deepawali. In the same joy, on the next day, Gokul residents celebrated the happiness by lighting a lamp on Amavasya.
4- Shakti took the form of Mahakali
Even after slaying the demons, when Lord Shiva’s anger did not subside, Lord Shiva himself lay at his feet. Lord Shiva’s body touch
Goddess Mahakali’s anger ended with just that. The worship of Lakshmi, his quiet form began in memory of this. On the same night, there is also a law for worshiping Kali, his rage.
5- Lakshmi, Dhanvantari and Kubera appeared
According to mythological texts, on the day of Diwali, Mata Lakshmi was born from the ocean of milk, known as Saffron Sea. Also, Arogyadev Dhanvantari and Lord Kubera also appeared from the Samudra Manthan.
Whatever the story, it is certain that the lamps are lit to reveal joy… the act of sharing happiness.
In Indian culture, Deepak is considered a symbol of truth and knowledge, because he burns himself, but gives light to others. Due to this feature of Deepak, it is considered as Brahma form in religious books.
It is also said that ‘Deepdan’ gives physical and spiritual strength. Where the sunlight cannot reach, the light of the lamp reaches. The lamp is called ‘Suryansh Sambhav Deep:’.
According to the religious book ‘Skanda Purana’, Deepak is born with a yagna. Yajna is a medium for communicating between gods and humans. The fire-born lamp is an important part of worship.