Diwali otherwise known as the Festival of Lights is the most celebrated Hindu festival across the globe. It spans five days of festivity with lots of fireworks, delicious sweets, food, rangolis, and lamps.

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Diwali is celebrated for King Rama's re-visitation of Ayodhya after he defeated Ravana. This is often portrayed by followers by lighting rows of clay lamps within their homes, at Kovils or other places of worship like shrines or statues of the Hindu Gods.

Southern India celebrates Diwali as the day that Lord Krishna vanquished the evil spirit Narakasura in an epic battle. In western India, the celebration denotes the day that Lord Vishnu the Preserver sent the evil spirit King Bali to govern the underworld.

Diwali has without a doubt ignited the curiosity of westerners across the world as well, for its rich folklore, mythical tales of epic battles between deities and the aspect of remembrance of ages long past. If there is one thing for certain, Diwali is probably one of the oldest festivals in the World and is considered a highly influential, sacred and auspicious time for Hindus as it brings people together with the mutual feeling of togetherness.


The significance of the five days of Diwali.

Day 1: People clean their homes and shop for gold or kitchen utensils to help bring favourable luck.

Day 2: People brighten their homes with clay lamps and make configuration designs called rangoli on the floor utilizing hued powders or rice flour.

Day 3: Families assemble for Lakshmi Puja - a supplication to Goddess Lakshmi, trailed by mouth-watering dining and firecracker experiences.

Day 4: On Diwali friends and family members visit homes with hampers to wish each other.

Day 5: Brothers visit their wedded sisters who invite them with adoration and a rich supper.

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Kugans Online Supermarket provides a wide range of groceries, fresh vegetables, fruits, sweets & snacks to make your Diwali colourful and memorable. Kugans is your go-to one-stop-smart-shop to for all Indian and South Asian groceries under one virtual roof.

Let’s make this Diwali safe and colourful by staying indoors!

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