Diwali is one of the biggest festival of Hindus, It also known as Festival of lights. Different colorful varieties of fireworks are always associated with this festival. On this day, people light up diyas and candles all around their house. They perform Laxmi Puja in the evening and blessings of Goddess of Wealth. The festival od Diwali is never complete without exchange of gifts. People present diwali gifts to all near and dear ones.
Diwali Festival in varanasi
Varanasi is one of the most religious places in India and also one of the popular tourist destinations. Diwali in Varanasi is celebrated every year with great excitement, fun and joy.
Diwali is also called the Festival of Lights. Diwali in Varanasi is one of the most widely-celebrated festivals in Varanasi. It is said that it owes its origin to ancient India, when after vanquishing Ravana, Lord Rama returned from his exile to his kingdom, the city was lighted up with candles and lamps to welcome him. Gradually this festival is observed as the celebration of the victory of the good over the evil.During this occasion of Diwali in Varanasi, the whole city is lighted up with colorful lights. People whitewash their houses and decorate with rangoli. In the evening they light up their houses with beautiful candles, and diyas or earthen lamps adorn the interiors. Diwali in Varanasi is a cherished occasion for the children as well. The children enjoy with the amazing firecrackers.
Hear we included name of few other major festivals in Varanasi are Mahashivratri, Buddha Purnima, Hanuman Jayanti and Ganga Festival.