5 things to know about Diwali, the festival of lights


One occasion: Many mythological folds

If you don't know, Diwali was the day when Lord Rama came back to Ayodhya to his family after defeating King Ravana and winning back his beloved wife, Seeta Maa. Diwali also has other stories to be taken into consideration from different religions such as Guru Gobind Ji's escape from Mughal Ruler Jahangir's captivity, 24 Tirthankars to be attaining 'Nirvana' of Mahavira and Goddess Laxmi to roam around the world to bless people with wealth and goodness.

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