Diwali Festival Celebration Event in Jaisalmer
Shops with beads of miniature lights hung from the ceiling; the homes with earthen diyas filled with oil, lit up, the flame ever so flickering and yet over a hundred of them being enough to light up a home; the delicious scent of flower petals spread everywhere and the fragrant, holy smoke of the incense sticks providing relef from the pollution all around; the great Indian festival of Dipawali also known as Deepawali is celebrated with whole hearted enthusiasm & devotion in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan as in the rest of India In cities Dipawali in Rajasthan. The Dipawali celebrated for 5 days continuous starting from the festival of Dhanteras and followed by Choti Diwali, Badi Diwali (the main festival), Padwa and Bhaiduj Every city of Rajasthan has a unique ardor although the underlying theme of colors, candel, lights, and celebration is recurrent for Diwali, each of these has its own noteworthy way of giving the festival a personal touch being in Sam Jaisalmer during Diwali is treat to the senses It is always a colourful Sheesh Mahal Desert Camp magical place. But if you are fortunate enough to visit it during Diwali, you will see it at its finest. The Golden City shimmers in lights of earthen lamps, artificial lights, bonfires, flowers, and sweets. The highlight of the evening is the Diwali parade marching through the narrow streets of the city. Every person presents there takes part in this spectacle of dancing, music, camels, and confetti. All you see are people in brightly coloured clothing, celebrating.
Diwali is a festival of twinkling lights, shopping gifts, wearing new dresses, gleaming diyas, beautiful rangolis, decorating homes, bursting crackers and savouring delicious cuisines. one of the most awaited and biggest festivals in rajasthan India that comes loaded with unsurpassed enthusiasm high spirits & endless joy. The Diwali festival signifies the victory of the brightness of over darkness when plenty of diyas & candel lights eradicate the darkness of the New Moon. The candles and diyas are placed in every nook and corner of the homes to give a heavenly look to the whole scenario. The Dipawali festival creates an ambience of happiness delight Candel & prosperity. The tenders ultimate bliss and pleasure to the lives of the people.
Celebrating Diwali – Bringing Delight and Charm to the Life
The festival of lights i.e. Diwali is generally celebrated on the full moonlight, sometime in the month of Ashwin and Kartika (October or November) according to the Hindu lunar calendar. However, the legend has it that the when Lord Rama (King of Ayodhya), defeated Ravana (demon king of Lanka), the people of Ayodhya to commemorate the return of Rama draped the whole kingdom with diyas. It is for the very reason, that the diyas has become an integral part of the Diwali festival. Furthermore, on this auspicious day, Goddess Lakshmi considered as the Goddess of wealth and God Ganesh, God of wisdom and learning are revered to bring good luck and prosperity in the coming year. After the ‘puja’ ceremony is over, people wish each other by distributing sweets, seek blessings from the older members of the house, enjoy bursting crackers and enjoy a lip-smacking dinner together.
Dhanteras festival marks the beginning of Diwali festival in India. It is a day when people engage in cleaning their homes and business premises. On this day, the birthdays of Goddess Lakshmi and Dhanvantari – considered as the Goddess of wealth and prosperity are offered special prayers. Diyas are allowed to burn throughout the night to show respect and welcome the Goddess. According to many people, purchasing of new items, especially the kitchen utensils, gold and silver items are considered to bring good luck and prosperity. The merchants or traders stock up their shops with the desired items so that the people can celebrate the festival of lights with utmost joy.
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This year’s venue is the beautiful Sam Sand Dunes Desert Jaisalmer where we will be hosted by Sheesh Mahal Desert Camp. About a 40-minute drive from Jaisalmer town the venue is on the same route to Sam Sand Dunes Jaisalmer.
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