Explore these sites to make your Diwali memorable
Diwali is one festival which all Indians, irrespective of age and religion, look forward to. Lights, sweets, fireworks, welcoming the goddess of prosperity, no matter what the reason, it is special. Logon to the following sites to know more about Diwali.
Diwali, the festival
http://www.diwalifestival.org/ Diwali is one of the most significant festivals in India. The celebrations in their most elaborate form last over five days. One will find five prominent legends if one tries to trace the history and significance of the festival. It is also one of the most colourful and lively festivals in the country with diverse traditions governing the celebrations. Find more about it on this site.
http://diwaliutsav.com/diwali-traditions.html Local traditions and beliefs play a vital role in Diwali celebrations. In North India, Diwali traditions are followed with the lighting of lamps, candles and incense sticks. In western India, people bathe before sunrise with oil and a paste of gram flour and fragrant powders. In southern India, Diwali is followed by Karthikai celebrations a fortnight later. In eastern India, it is celebrated to mark the victory of goddess Kali over Bakasura. Read more about this festival on this page.
http://www.diwali-greetings.com/ Diwali is the celebration of good over evil; light over darkness. Brighten up the day for your loved ones by sending them colourful greetings. You can choose from an array of colourful backgrounds and themes such as diyas and fireworks. This page also has special `Thank You' greetings for people who have made the occasion memorable.
http://diwali.indiangiftsportal.com/ This Diwali choose from a range of auspicious Diwali Puja Thalis to express your good wishes to loved ones. The site has gifts like special dry fruit packs, candles and more. You can choose gifts based on your budget ranging from $5 to $ 25 and above. There is a variety of gift hamper options too. These can be shipped to your loved ones anywhere across India.
http://festivals.iloveindia.com/diwali/diwali-recipes.html No festival is complete without special dishes. On this page you can find recipes of more than 20 Diwali special dishes that will make your day delicious and special.L. S. ROHIT