An Indian Festival Diwali
Hints: Festivals - different countries – Diwali most important Hindu Festival – generally November- festival of lights – fire crackers – all take part lighting of lamps at night – Lakshmi puja – traders close accounts – open new ones – enjoyable to everyone.
India is famous for festivals different communities have different festivals. Diwali is the most important festival of Hindus in all parts of India. It generally comes in November Diwali is celebrated all over India with great joy. People illuminate their houses. It is the festival of lights. People distribute sweets to their friends and relatives crackers are fired all over the night. The rich and the poor, the young and the old, all look very happy as soon as it is night; lamps are lighted before looks bright. Diwali is sacred to Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. People worship Lakshmi and offer prayers for health, wealth and prosperity; children keep themselves busy firing crackers. Diwali is a great event for traders they close the old year’s accounts and open new accounts for the coming year. Some people set up new business and new shops. This festival is really enjoyable to everyone.