Diwali or Deepawali is a festival celebrated amongst the whole Indian community in the month of October November.
Popularly known as the festival of light, it marks the victory of good over evil. This day is celebrated by the whole Indian community as a symbol of being victorious after a pool of hardships.
People celebrate Diwali joyously all around the world, especially amongst Indians. This five day long festivals give a few splendid moments that we could not forget throughout our lives.
Now a question arises, how to make this festival iconic? How to celebrate Diwali in such a manner that it will spread happiness all around?
Firstly, we must take a pledge to celebrate this Diwali in an eco-friendly manner by causing no harm to anyone and spreading happiness worldwide. Here are a few ways by which we can make our festive season wonderful and memorable.
Best ways How to celebrate Diwali
Spreading cleanliness around:
The best way to start the preparations to celebrate Diwali by making this festival harmless. We can start by eliminating all the waste and rubbish from the surroundings nearby. Clean and decorate your home by taking a few days off from work to prepare for this auspicious festival.
You can ask your neighbors and relatives to do the same so that all around you it might look neat and tidy all around.
Helping the Poor
Collect all the unused items, things that you don’t need but you still have. Look for a few less fortunate people around and donate it so that they might have a few reasons to smile.
The things you might not need might be a lifesaver for them. So, provide the poor with food and clothing and ensure that they also have a cheerful festive season.
Trim down your daily budget and contribute towards this noble cause so that we all might get a chance to celebrate Diwali with a smile.
Decorate With No Plastic Policy.
It is good to spread the feeling of Diwali by decorating your house and society with various decorations. But make sure to use organic decorations like earthen lamps.
Say No to plastic and other materials that might act up harmful for the environment. You can go for decoratives like earthen lamps and balloons to light up the whole area.
Celebrate Diwali in Your Hometown
There is no better feeling in the world than to be at home among family and friends during the festival.
Just take some time off work and visit your grandparents and family to celebrate this festival of light.
Gather around all the folks and have a big dinner with them and make memories that will be remembered forever.
In this fast-paced world where there is no time to spare, just for a day or two try to switch to slow lanes.
Wish your closed ones using traditional ways like handwritten notes and cards. This will bring a whole new level of enthusiasm and happiness that can be given by nothing else.
Buy gifts for the loved ones
This Diwali its time to make a big smile on the faces of your loved ones. Gather some money and buy a beautiful gift for your loved ones. Ensure to gift something that they desire as by doing so you might lit up sparks in the dull lives and make the relations stronger.
Do not forget to gift yourself as this festive season you need to be rewarded for these efforts of celebrating Diwali with a new approach.
Wear traditional dresses
Your dress reflects the true spirit of yourself. So, to enlighten the spirit of Diwali wear traditional dresses and try putting some traditional folk music to set up the mood.
Spread Love With Sweets and Dishes
Now, this is an important part of how to celebrate Diwali this season. Just remember that food and sweets are only things that can turn out to be a dealbreaker
Gather around and prepare some delicious food and sweets. Spread happiness and love by sharing those to all those who have been in your lives through thick and thin.
If possible get together during the preparations and share life experiences and make your Diwali memorable.
Visit an orphanage or old age homes
There are a lot of people who have no one of their own. Visit the local orphanage/old age homes and do not let these people get lonely and depressed during the Diwali.
Talk to them and gather experiences of how they celebrated Diwali in the past. Tell them that they are not alone.
Accompany your family to these orphanages so that they might feel overwhelmed and would shower their blessings upon you and your family.