Free Essays on Diwali

  1. Hinduism and Spiritual Significance Diwali

    Diwali is an important festival for Hindus. The name of festive days as well as the rituals of Diwali vary significantly among Hindus, based on the region of India. In many parts of India, the festivities start with Dhanteras , followed by Naraka Chaturdasi on second day, Diwali on the third day...

  2. Five Days of Diwali Festival

    day of Diwali : Dhanteras The First day is called Dhanteras or Dhantryaodashi, which falls on the thirteenth day of the month of Ashwin. . The Second day of Diwali : Narak Chaturdasi It is the fourteenth lunar day (thithi) of the dark forthnight of the month of Kartik and the eve of Diwali. On this...

  3. Diwali

    Hindu Festival By:Datcayani Three Days Of Diwali Deepavali is a festival of joy, splendor, brightness, happiness and a festival celebrated with light . It is the festival of lights...

  4. Auspicious Diwali

    Auspicious Diwali This year Diwali being on November 9th Friday is an auspicious day for all of us!! I start waiting for Diwali many days before !! I buy new pairs of clothes and buy lots of fireworks(best part of Diwali)I paint my house, buy lots of gifts and distribute it amongst my loved ones and...

  5. Diwali -the Festival of Lights

    Diwali rituals Diwali, the festival of lights, is one of the important and widely spread holidays celebrated in India. It is a celebration of lights, and for many, it is truly a sensory experience; some families decorate their houses with all sorts of lights and open up to the neighbors, sharing their...

  6. Rama and Diwali the Festival

    Diwali The Festival Of Lights An ancient celebration with deeply spiritual roots, this Festival of Lights is technically a tradition with a religious foundation, but all that are willing to share in the season of abundance are welcome. Thousands of oil lamps, fireworks, lavish...

  7. Zen Monthly and Diwali Stock List 2010

    TM Zen Monthly Stock List \ Diwali Stock - 2010 @ A Glance PRODUCT NOTE Zen Monthly Stock List \ Diwali Stock is a short list of companies which we feel are currently available at attractive valuations, particularly when viewed with a medium\long term perspective.s. The stocks are categorised into...

  8. Analysis of Terrorism in India

    October 2005 Delhi bombings Three explosions went off in the Indian capital of New Delhi on October 29, 2005 (two days before the Hindu festival of Diwali ) which killed more than 60 people and injured at least 200 others. The high number of casualties made the bombings the deadliest attack in India of...

  9. kishore kumar

    AKAASH BANGLA T.V. flashed this on the 30th of October 2006 in its second episode. ETV.JHARKHAND too flashed the same on the 4th of August 2006. DIWALI 2007 (9th November) witnessed for the first time a unique ‘theme pandal’ by C.T.S.C. club, Natwar Paul Road, Kadamtala, Howrah with all possible...

  10. xams

    Diwali is a festival of lights. It is one of the most loved festivals of the Hindus. It is generally celebrated in the month of October or November. It is celebrated because it was on this day that Lord Rama returned to his kingdom after 14 years of exile along with his wife Sita and brother Laxman...

  11. What Is Divali

    hence the association of Diwali with Lakshmi. 2. Vishnu Rescued Lakshmi: On this very day (Diwali day), Lord Vishnu in his fifth incarnation as Vaman-avtaara rescued Lakshmi from the prison of King Bali and this is another reason of worshipping Ma Larkshmi on Diwali. 3. Krishna Killed Narakaasur:...

  12. Indian Festival

    over evil Celebrated in other countries Prayers Outlining Why Diwali is most interesting celebration - Diyas, fireworks - Gifts, sweets distribution - Lighting decoration Values of Diwali festival - Family Unite - Thanks giving and be generous ...

  13. Krishna and Diwali

    Diwali or Divali also known as Deepavali and the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year.[5][6] The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.[7][8][9] The festival preparations...

  14. Strategies for Retailing: a Conceptual Study on Big Bazaar Retail Strategies

    concept of psychological discounting (Rs. 99, Rs. 49, etc.) is used as promotional tool. Big Bazaar also caters on Special Event Pricing (Close to Diwali, pongal and Durga Pooja). Differentiated Pricing: Time pricing, i.e., difference in rate based on peak and non-peak hours or days of shopping is...

  15. Employee Engagement

    to combat the work stress. • Star of the Week or Month awards • Employees Kids participating in Painting Competi-tion • Festival Celebration – Diwali Dhamaka • Yoga Session • Self-Management Workshop – Art of Living • Create a culture of fun & spark at work • Promote & recognize team...

  16. Diwali

    Diwali festival is a 5 day Hindu festival in India which usually celebrated in October or November and lasts five days. Diwali when translated means "rows of lighted lamps" and the occasion is also referred to as the Festival of Lights. During Diwali, Indian homes are cleaned and windows are opened...

  17. Me Flowers

    Rangoli, also known as kolam or muggu is a folk art from India. It is usually made during Diwali, Onam, Pongal and other Indian festivals. Typically consisting of bright colors, rangoli is a decorative design made in living rooms and courtyard floors during Hindu festivals . They are meant to be sacred...

  18. Handbook

    Eid Al Fitr            2 days  Eid Al Adha             3 days  Birthday of the Prophet         1 day  Diwali          1 day   Prophet Mohammed’s ascent to heaven     1 day   National Day                   Christmas       ...

  19. Retention Strategy

    did not vary too a lot through the year. However, there has generally been a marginal increase in attrition during the festive seasons of Pongal & Diwali (some class 4 employees leaving for native places and not returning). 5) Solution: The company tackled the problem by providing sufficient pay...

  20. National Festivals

    conflicts, avoid violence, and find peaceful solutions and to make our world a better place to live. 3 Religious festivals Diwali Festival in India Deepawali often called Diwali is among the biggest festivals in Hindu calendar. This is the festival of light. The celebration that takes place goes on...

  21. Indian Home Loan

    agriculture department of the Orissa government. Posted by G. Rao at 2:54 AM 0 comments Monday, November 3, 2008 Home prices to cut by 25% this Diwali There is good news for people who still have plans to buy home that most realtors are advertising cash discounts of 5-10 per cent on upfront payment...

  22. Deepavali

    realiti yang mendasari segalanya (Brahman). Cerita berkaitan perayaan Deepavali Beberapa peristiwa mitos yang diingati oleh orang hindu: Lima hari Diwali Di kebanyakan India Utara , sambutan Deepavali akan diadakan selama lima hari. Semua hari kecuali Deepavali dinamakan bersempena gelaran masing-masing...

  23. Diwali

    Deepavali or Diwali (Sanskrit: दीपावली, Tamil: தீபாவளி, Nepali: दीपावली तिहार, Hindi: दिवाली, Gujarati: દિવાળી, Marathi: दिवाळी, Kannada: ದೀಪಾವಳಿ,Konkaniधाकली दिवाळी, Malayalam: ദീപാവലി, Oriya: ଦୀପାବଳୀ, Punjabi: ਦਿਵਾਲੀ, Telugu: దీపావళి) (also spelt Devali in certain regions) , popularly known as the...

  24. Chain Smoker

    diamonds as she stretched her arms. Long black hairs were, like serpents, hanging over her body. Her slender body was just like goddess we see in Diwali calendars or Ajanta sculptors. She was his best friend. His childhood friend Pranali. Was it a reality? Or a dream? Who cares, he is just a chain smoker...

  25. Essay on

    Deepavali or Diwali, popularly known as the "festival of lights," is a five-day Hindu festival[3] which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej, celebrated on second lunar day of Shukla paksha...

  26. The Village by the Sea

    visit their mother and head back to the village. As they were doing house work, Hari comes and surprises them. Lila says she knew he would come back by Diwali and they tell each other what happened while the other was gone. The Next day, their mother and father arrive and the family has money and is able...

  27. Hinduism and Festival

    Many festivals are celebrated in India. Diwali is the most important festival of India. It is a festival of Hindus but everyone participates in it. It is called Deepawali also. This festival falls in October or in the first week of November. When Lord Rama killed the Ravana-symbol of sin-and returned...

  28. got it

    Festivals of India Festivals of India : Diwali Festival Diwali Diwali is regarded as one of the most important festival of the Hindu calendar. It is celebrated across the nation with great pomp and excitement. The festival is mainly associated with lights as it is called the festival of light...

  29. Pollution Due to Diwali

    After a year of waiting, Diwali arrived. Everyone’s house would be lighted up with lamps & joy. Almost everyone loves celebrating Diwali. Though I’m an atheist, I also like this festival as it lights up the world. But along with bit happiness for the arrival of Diwali, I get lots of worry every year...

  30. A Village by the Sea - Anita Desai

    seawaters around his village. He becomes anxious and longs to go back to his village. Jagu requests him to stay till Diwali which he accepts. He returns to his village before Diwali festival and he finds a changed father, a healthy mother and happy sisters. When he visits Mon Repos he meets the same...

  31. holiday assign

    because of the increased levels of air pollution during Diwali due to the bursting of crackers,the adverse health impacts and the employment of child labour in the fire cracker industry, which leads to many casualties. The objective should be to let Diwali be a glowing and lightened festival of the year and...

  32. Adherents in Hinduism

    festivals [pic] Diwali celebrations in Little India, Singapore. Hinduism is also very diverse in the religious ceremonies performed by its adherents for different periods and events in life, and for death. Principal Festivity of the Hindus also vary from region to region which include Diwali, Shivratri,...

  33. Illatarcy

    as a major event, a fair, in the month of February on the day of Shivratri. Major festivals are Ganapati Utsav, Dahikala, Holi or Shimga, Navratra, Diwali, and Shivaratri; Ganapati Utsav is biggest of all of them. People visit their native village during Ganapati festival and is celebrated with gusto...

  34. Types of Packaging

    the brand. 3. Cadbury India sells gift boxes of chocolates like Perk, Dairy Milk, 5-Star & Gems packed together during festive season in India like Diwali , Rakhi & New Year to take a larger share of festive spendings on gifts. Kaleidoscope Packing This packing method is implemented by regularly changing...

  35. Filters of Camera

    filters has been dwindling, there's still demand from some enthusiasts. It's perfect for taking pictures of kids against lights, as well as bright Diwali shots. Soft focus This one should make your girlfriend happy! The soft focus filter, as the name suggests, adds a very soft glow to the overall...

  36. A new friend request

    the least, me. But that wasn‟t the reason which made me crave for the month to arrive earlier than usual. Three important festivals, Durga Pooja, Diwali and Chhath were queued in the month and that meant vacations. It was too relieving. Finally I would be in my house for some time spending my time...

  37. essay on diwali 2

    An Essay on the Diwali Festival for School and College Students Essay Diwali is one of the most important festivals of India. The word Diwali is an incorrect from of the word "Dipawali" which means "rows of light". The festival of Diwali takes place on the fifteenth day in the month of Kartik when...

  38. health and social care

    briefcase arrives to collect his son and completely ignores him, refusing to look at his paintings and craft activities, which he has produced for Diwali. • A smartly dressed little girl comes to nursery, and makes fun of two little boys who are wearing hand-me-down clothes. You have heard her mother...

  39. esssay

    21 : Durga Puja begins Oct 21 : Navaratri ends Oct 22 : Dusshera Oct 26 : Shardad Purnima Oct 30 : Karva Chauth Nov 09 : Dhan Teras Nov 11 : Diwali Nov 13 : Bhai Dooj Nov 17 : Chhath Puja Nov 25 : Kartik Poornima ...

  40. research paper

    world, but I am choosing to inform on the similarities and differences between the Hindu celebration of Diwali and the Christian holiday of Christmas. Though there is so much information on Diwali and Christmas, I am going to be writing about the background of the celebrations, what takes place during...

  41. hobby

    believes in doing things on his own. Is the handyman around his house and usually repairs knick knacks at home like washer in the tap, electric tubes, Diwali decoration, plaster of minor leakages etc. He prefers to buy the raw material himself (less the workman profits) and may end up repeat visiting the...

  42. Dollar Weakness, Continuation of the Rally in Equities

    during September: • • • • The post-monsoon wedding season in India and increased buying before one of the most important festivals of the country - Diwali. Restocking by jewelry makers in advance of the Christmas shopping season in the United States; The holy month of Ramadan in the Muslim world, whose...

  43. Diwali Lantern

    Diwali Lantern – “Aakash Kandeel’’ Anup Takalkar IntroductionIndia, along with its varied cultures and traditions, is known as land of festivity. Celebration for these festivals centres on the rituals of prayer, seeking blessings, exchanging goodwill, decorating houses, adorning new cloths, music...

  44. Commodity

    The Minister of Civil Supplies called me to Delhi to inform me that he was very worried that with the festivals of Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratri, and Diwali all coming up, that we simply could not have high gur (jaggery) prices. As Chairman of FMC, I was to, somehow, make jaggery prices go down.” Venkat...

  45. Social Issure

    Central Chronicle, Bhopal: November 8, 2005 Inspired by India's spineless response to continuous terrorist attacks, on 29th October, 2005 during Diwali festivities in New Delhi, Pakistan sponsored terrorists exploded the bombs in busy market places killing at least 71 persons and injuring hundreds...

  46. Indus Valley Civilization

    popular. Many Indian festivals are religious in origin, although several are celebrated irrespective of caste and creed. Some popular festivals are Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ugadi, Thai Pongal, Holi, Onam, Vijayadasami, Durga Puja, Eid ul-Fitr, Bakr-Id, Christmas, Buddha Jayanti and Vaisakhi.[130] India...

  47. World Religions Chart

    religious practices: Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Namaste Greeting, Puja, and The Sadhu Hinduisms Major festivals likely to be observed are: Holi, Diwali, and Mahashivaratri Jainism universe is without beginning or end no creator or destroyer, believe in demons and gods, but gods are subject to ignoble...

  48. Customer relationship

    customers. The bank wants to be homely and interesting. So, it has started hosting programmes such as Dandia Week, Parsi New Year, Women's Day and Diwali. Recently, it even allowed selling vegetable cakes at the branch. The branch is reaping rich dividends also—getting 700 customers a day. For HSBC,...

  49. Visitation Report

    these festivals include Diwali, Holi, Raksha Bandhan, Lohri and Shakranth. Diwali is the most well known Indian festival. Both Sikhs and Hindus celebrate this festival in exactly the same ways; the only difference is the reason behind the celebration. Hindus celebrate Diwali because it marks the homecoming...

  50. Preservation

    lustful Ravana, is a much beloved figure of devotion. Lakshmi receives direct worship along with Ram during the big national festival of Dipavali (Diwali), celebrated with massive fireworks demonstrations, when people pray for success and wealth during the coming year. The Mahabharata is equally packed...

  51. y,dy,du,ytd,u

    Diwali also known as Deepavali and the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year.[3][4] The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.[5][6][7] The festival preparations and...

  52. Blair Aqua Case Study

    1 Blair Aqua Ventures "A pity I couldn't have stayed for Diwali," thought Rahul Chatterjee. "But anyway, it was great to be back home in Calcutta." The Diwali holiday and its festivities would begin in early November 2005, some two weeks after Chatterjee had returned to the United States. Chatterjee...

  53. Deepawali - Essay 1

    deepawali Good morning to one & all present here, today I, Arpit Patel of standard 8th is going to give a speech on DEEPAWALI. DIWALI or DEEPAWALI, the festival of lights, is one of the important and widely spread festival celebrated in India. It is a celebration of lights, and for many, it is truly...

  54. Festival: Carbon Dioxide and Global Warming

    After a year of waiting, Diwali arrived. Everyone’s house would be lighted up with lamps & joy. Almost everyone loves celebrating Diwali. Though I’m an atheist, I also like this festival as it lights up the world. But along with bit happiness for the arrival of Diwali, I get lots of worry every...

  55. holady assemesment

    because of the increased levels of air pollution during Diwali due to the bursting of crackers,the adverse health impacts and the employment of child labour in the fire cracker industry, which leads to many casualties. The objective should be to let Diwali be a glowing and lightened festival of the year and...

  56. Orkut

    settings button under the user profile photo On November 8,2007 orkut greeted its Indian users happy diwali by allowing them to charge their orkut look to a diwali flavored reddish them on april fool day 2008,it temporarily changed its webpage to yogurt,apparently as a prank. SECOND...

  57. B More

    efficiently and if required, training is also provided. Also at Bhagwandas, some few schemes are given such as 1 % sales commission, holiday leaves, diwali offers, etc. PROMOTION, DEMOTION AND INCREMENT POLICIES PROMOTION: Promotion activity is not done in the company as there is less...

  58. miss

    the world as it is an international topic which I can personalise easily. The text is presented as three separate paragraphs on Ramadan, Easter and Diwali and looks like it comes from a text book. The text is authentic so it is a good opportunity to develop students’ reading skills. Some of the text...

  59. Men Viewer-Ship of Soap Operas

    From 14th to 16th I completed 4 interviews which include one telephonic conversation. Then I took a break of 3 days till 19th of October because of diwali vacation and then again I started with same procedure from 20th October till 23rd as my data collection which includes 2 telephonic conversation and...

  60. Republic of Indonesia Culture

    Lunar New Year, changing every year depending upon the Lunar calendar, involving a day of tranquility and silence and an eve of merrymaking and noise. Diwali, Hindu New Year, is celebrated widely throughout the Hindu world in honor of Lakshmi, goddess of wealth and fortune. Finally, Dewi Sri, or the Rice...