On hearing the word Diwali the first image formed in our minds is about the crackers blasting and about the pooja we do in our house.
the pooja we do in our house is about our Devi Lakshmi.
this festival has its own importance because it is considered that it is a festival which removes darkness and signify the victory of light over darkness.
during this festival even rangoli making is done
in many schools there is a competition even held for this rangoli.
it is the biggest and brightest of all Hindu festivals.
it is usually celebrated in the Autumn months like October or November.
the word Diwali itself means the festival of lights.
the observances made during the festival are:- Diya and lighting, home decoration, shopping, fireworks, puja (prayers), gifts, feast and sweets.