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Deepavali Festival Essay for Kids - 200 words


Deepawali is one of the biggest festivals of Indians. This festival is celebrated to welcome Maryada Purushottam Bhagwan Shri Ram, who returned Ayodhya after spending 14 years in exile and victory over Lanka. Virtually, this festival symbolizes, victory of truth over lies and religion over non religion. Deepawali festival is celebrated with all fanfare. This festival also symbolizes happiness and prosperity. People decorate their houses according to their capacities, and share their happiness with their friends and relations.
This festival is celebrated during dark nights (Krishna Paksha) of winters. On this occasion, people worship Lord of wisdom Sri Ganesh and Goddess of prosperity Sri Laxmiji. Ganeshji is a God of wisdom and Knowledge, therefore, students worship Him by reading books. All at home worship Laxmiji for prosperity. After worship, the house is being decorated with deepaks. That is why Deepawali is called the festival of Deepaks. People, in good faith visit their relatives and distribute sweets. Every village and town get decorated with deepaks. Crackers are also blown on this occasion and the entire environment gets echoed with their thundering sounds. This festival is a festival of happiness, which fills every heart with happiness which fills every one's heart with happiness.

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