New Delhi: On the auspicious occasion of Diwali or Deepawali, everyone is seen soaking in the festive spirit. Diwali is associated with lights and diyas, illuminating the lives of friends, family and people around with sweets offered in abundance. Bollywood celebrities too thronged social media to wish fans.
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— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) November 13, 2020
Happy Diwali to you and yours…. lots of love and positivity always….let there always be light …the light of knowledge…the light of love … and the light of self awareness ….
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) November 14, 2020
— Raashi (@RaashiKhanna) November 14, 2020
Happppy happppy Diwali to all of you may there be love and light, peace and happiness in all your lives pic.twitter.com/1MAH2IjsbJ
— Rakul Singh (@Rakulpreet) November 14, 2020
On this day, Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha are worshipped and an elaborate puja is performed in the evening, praying for good health, wealth and prosperity. It is believed that goddess Lakshmi, bestows her devotees with wealth and prosperity on this day if prayed to with utmost faith and sincerity.
Diwali is one of the major festivals celebrated in the country. Neighbourhoods are beautifully lit-up with lamps, hanging lights and other decorative items. Rangoli designs can be seen outside houses, flower decorations and abundant sweets are stacked up for guests.
This year precautions will be taken due to the deadly novel coronavirus pandemic. Social distancing, wearing masks, gloves add up to the routine for keeping the COVID-19 outbreak at bay.
Here’s wishing everyone a very Happy Diwali!