Celebrate this Diwali with Alsisar Hotels in Rajasthan
Diwali, the festival of lights and sweetness, is the most popular of all the festivals in India. It marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year according to the Lunar Calendar. It celebrates the victory of goodness over evil, light over darkness and ushers in the New Year. There are various legends and stories about the Diwali festival. The story of Bali, Emergence of Laxmi, Krishna Narakasur Fight, Victory of Rama over Ravana and many more. On this festival people celebrate with friends and family by bursting crackers, fireworks, special family gatherings. They prepare various sweets and festive cuisines, and visit each other to exchange sweets gifts and wishes.
Diwali is a 5 days festival as Dhanteras 09th November, 2015, Choti Diwali 1oth November 2015, Badi Diwali 11th November 2015, Padwa 12th and Bhaiduj on 13th November 20115.
During Diwali people pray to Lakshmi, Goddess of wealth, light, prosperity and wisdom, but also to Lord Ganesha, the ‘Remover of Obstacles’ or the ‘Lord of Beginnings’.
As the festive season approaches near, markets in Rajasthan get flooded with different type of gifts, decoration, and puja items. The crafted and designer diyas are one of the big attractions in such markets. Diyas embellished with zari, painted patterns, mirrors, etc. are quite enticing by their very appearance. On the first day of the Diwali festival people pray, eat a special breakfast made of many different foods. Dipa Lights that are made of clay, fueled with Oil or Ghee (clarified butter), the wick made of cotton wool, are placed outside of houses, on floors and doorways. All the Streets, markets, temples and home are decorated with flowers and artificial light during the festival.
Diwali in Rajasthan is all together an amazing experience with lots of light everywhere, crackers and delicious sweets to eat. The markets of Jaipur city are specially decorated with lighting for Diwali, which is a must visit if you are in Jaipur or nearby.
Alsisar Hotels offer it guests to taste the magnificence and high spirited festivities of Diwali in Jaipur, Alsisar-Shekhawati and Ranthambhore at our premium luxury and heritage hotels. Be our guests and experience a vibrant and dazzling festivities of Diwali form within the luxuries par excellence in Rajasthan.
Happy Holidays 🙂