Diwali is called the Festival of Lights and is celebrated to honor Rama-chandra, the seventh avatar (incarnation of the god Vishnu). It is believed that on this day Rama returned to his people after 14 years of exile during which he fought and won a battle against the demons and the demon king, Ravana.

Ramayana is the story of Lord Rama rescuing his wife Sita from the Demon King Ravana with his brother Lakshmana and an extraordinary monkey possessing special powers called Hanumana. On Lord Rama’s return after a fourteen year exile. Diwali was celebrated for the first time. … This is the story of Ram and Ravan.

Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Newar Buddhists to mark different historical events and stories, but they all symbolize the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil and hope over despair.

Items for Diwali is available in Day To Day Branches.

Day To Day Across DCC Metro Station