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"Diwali Celebration"

A festival full of sweet memories,

a sky full of fireworks,

mouth full of sweets,

house full of diyas,

and a heart full of enjoyment.

Diwali is a five-day festival that celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. The origin of the word ‘Diwali’ is from the Sanskrit word ‘Deepavali’ where ‘deep means ‘light’ and ‘vali’ means ‘row’; thus a row of lights.

Diya, rangoli, new clothes, homes filled with a sweet smell of delightful sweets, the warmth of families & friends, and the chill of the upcoming winter season, that’s how we should like to paint a perfect picture of the Diwali celebration in India. Diwali—the “festival of lights” is the biggest festival in India, mainly celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains around the world.

A five-day festival, Diwali is celebrated as the homecoming of Lord Rama with Sita and Laxmana after a long exile of 14 years.diyas were first lit by the people of Ayodhya to welcome their King, Rama, after defeating Ravana. Some people in India also believe it to be the celebration of the marriage of Lord Vishnu and Lakshmi.

At our campus educators and learners had celebrated virtual Diwali celebration in which little gajerian had performed a drama where Ram, Sita and Lakshmana come to Ayodhya after 14 years, a dance performance was also done, a brief explanation was done by our educator in which learners and come to know the main way why we celebrate Diwali. Little learners have done various activities regarding Diwali like card making, festoon making from leaves, lantern making and diya decoration. We had also arranged a virtual Dabba party for the diwali celebration.

May the divine light of Diwali shine with peace, prosperity, happiness and good health in your life

Happy Diwali🪔🪔

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