Thalai Diwali is a traditional celebration in Tamil Nadu whither the newly-wed couples celebrate their first Diwali with a lot of merriment and joy. Diwali is the day when an ocean was churned using Vasuki the snake, Kurma avatar of Vishnu, Mandar mountain, Devas and Asuras.
Diwali is the most exciting and unique festival in the Hindu calendar. Diwali is one of the few occasions when all the family members come together for the p... For instance, in Jainism, Diwali marks the nirvana, or spiritual awakening, of Lord Mahavira on October 15, 527 B.C.; in Sikhism, it honors the day that Guru Hargobind Ji, the Sixth Sikh Guru, was freed from imprisonment. Buddhists in India celebrate Diwali as well. Reasons to Celebrate Diwali Go over ten mythical and historical reasons why Diwali (Deepavali) is celebrated annually. 1. Goddess Lakshmi’s Birthday: On this very Diwali day, the Goddess of wealth, Lakshmi is said to have been incarnated from the depth of the bottomless ocean. The Hindu scriptures tell us that both Devas(gods) and Asuras (demons) were mortal (Mrita) at one point of time.