Deepavali or Diwali as it has come to be known as, means many things to many people. It means holidays from school, shopping expeditions for clothes, sweets, gifts and crackers to children. To the office-goer it means an annual bonus that can make all this happen.
Festival Coloring Pages for kids. Festive scenes of Holi, Christmas, Nagpanchmi, Id. All for you to colour. Click on any image you like to enlarge it. You can download this image and print it for coloring!
Diwali Coloring Pages for kids. The festival of lights has arrived. Let us decorate our houses with lamps and lighten it up. Deepawali Coloring Pages for kids. Colour diyas (earthen lamps), hanging brass lamps and paper lanterns.
Lord Ganesha or Lord Ganapati is widely revered as the remover of obstacles. As the god of auspicious beginnings, he is honoured at the start of rituals and ceremonies. Click on any image you like to enlarge it.
Deepavali – or Diwali – as is commonly uttered – literally means rows of lamps. These lamps light up houses all over the country, but for different reasons.
In West Bengal, it is time to worship Kali, the goddess with the fearsome strength, and in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh it is time to remember Dhanvantari, the divine physician.
Think of Diwali and firecrackers start exploding in the mind – that is how strong the association of crackers is with the festival of lights.
Legend has it that on Diwali, the sound of firecrackers resounds through the universe, announcing the homecoming of Lord Rama after a long period of exile.
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