Indian traditions

How Cracker Bursting Brings Happiness Among People Of All Age Groups

January 16, 2018

Diwali crackers make the Amavasya night colorful for the Indians. There are some people who only burst crackers because its part of the ritual. India is a country which needs celebration that does not cost a lot of money. A large group of people in this country is still living under the poverty line. They […]

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Diwali Prayer for God Ganesh

May 21, 2016

Here is the text of the hymn sung during Diwali in honor of God Ganesh. Jai Ganesha Aarti Jai Ganesha Jai Ganesha Jai Ganesha Deva Maata Jaaki Parvati Pitaa Mahadeva Ladoowan Ka Bhog Lage Sant Karen Sevaa Jai Ganesh Deva Eka Dant Dayavant Chaar Bhujadhari Maathe Par Tilak Sohe Muse Ki Sawaari Paan Chadhe Phool […]

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Why People Burst Crackers During Diwali

May 21, 2016

Why do we burst crackers? Of course, we burst crackers to celebrate happiest of the occasions and enhance the festivity of the atmosphere.  The Bursting of crackers and lighting up of arrays of Diyas are two most important and integral part of Diwali tradition. Diwali would be left incomplete without bursting of crackers to one’s […]

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Diwali Celebrations Outside India

May 21, 2016

It’s a misconception that deepavali celebration is restricted only to India, the reality is that  deepavali is celebrated in many countries such as Africa, Australia, Japan, Fiji, Sri lanka, Trinidad & Tabago, Guyana, Indonesia, Britain, Myanmar, Mauritius, Thailand, US, Malaysia, Singapore. In Guyana Diwali is celebrated as a national holiday, the tradition of celebrating Diwali […]

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