Diwali Celebration: Diwali is counted among the biggest festivals of India. People wait for this festival throughout the year. On this day Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya city. In celebration of his arrival, people welcomed him by lighting a lamp. On this festival the whole of India shines with the light of lamps. Especially in Ayodhya, the scene of Diwali is different. Here lakhs of lamps sparkle simultaneously.
People celebrate the festival of Diwali as the victory of good over evil. But the festival of Diwali is celebrated with great pomp not only in India but in countries all over the world. Let us tell you about those countries of the world where the festival of Diwali is celebrated in a very unique way.
Diwali is celebrated in a very different way in Japan. You will be surprised to know that here people celebrate the festival of Diwali by going to the gardens. Instead of lamps, people use colorful lanterns here and decorate trees. The people of Japan believe that doing this brings happiness, prosperity and progress in the house. Here on Diwali, people dance the whole night and enjoy the festival.
In Malaysia, Diwali is known as Hari Diwali. In Malaysia too, people celebrate the festival of Diwali with great pomp. However, only the Hindu population here celebrates the festival of Diwali. According to statistics, the total population of Malaysia is around 3.5 crores, in which the total Hindu population is said to be around 21 lakhs. Here people light candles and lamps outside their houses. In Malaysia, on the day of Diwali, people first apply oil on their body and then take bath.
The name of Sri Lanka is associated with the Ramayana period. A large number of Hindu people also live in Sri Lanka, here people celebrate Diwali in the name of Lam Kriong. Here the method of Diwali is a little different, people keep candles, a coin and incense in lamps and then float it in the river.