Festival

Deepawali festival in Sri Lanka

Devali or Deepawali is the famous religious festival and celebrated by Hindu people and one of the most popular festivals. The meaning (Hindi language) of Deepawali, a line of oil lamps. Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on house tops, outside doors and windows, around kovil and other buildings in the communities and countries where it is observed. As well as before Diwali night; people clean, renovate and decorate their homes and on Diwali night; people dress up in beautiful and new clothes or their best outfits. At night they illuminate using lamps and candles inside and outside their home and participate in family prayers typically to Lakshmi the Goddess of fertility and prosperity. After then they are follow fireworks, eat sweets and an exchange of gifts between family members and close friends. They are enjoying this moment. The name of festive days as well as the rituals of Diwali varies significantly among Hindus, based on the region of India.

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