Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is a major celebration time for Indians all over the globe. Oil lamps called diyas light up most homes, even in those that have limited budgets. Decorating ones doorstep with rangoli designs using colored powders is another enjoyable part of Diwali. Children and adults all wear new outfits and jewelry to welcome Laxmi, the Goddess of Wealth, into their homes. Sharing joy is the spirit of Diwali. So most people visit each other and wish them good luck during the Diwali season. Here are some Diwali pictures showing different aspects of this beautiful and joyful season.
Diwali is also called the Festival of Lights. Therefore, lighting oil lamps or diyas around ones home is a significant part of the celebration. These are some pictures of Diwali festival that tell you how it is celebrated. Wearing new garments and jewelry is one of the pleasures of Diwali. This is done in honor of Laxmi, the Goddess of Wealth, who is believed to visit all homes during Diwali season. Sweets are shared with friends and family to usher in a feeling of together. Lovely Diwali greeting cards are sent to those who live in distant places with whom you cannot share sweets. Itâ€™s a time to remember everyone and share joy with.
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Wishing Joy For All
Diwali is the festival when you wish everyone joy and express your pleasure through lamps.
Wishing Joy For All Floral Rangoli
A rangoli design created with flower petals forms a superb background for the Diwali diyas.
Floral Rangoli Happy Couple
This young couple has made great efforts to make their first Diwali together fun with the rangoli and diyas.
Happy Couple Fireworks Display
Some homes celebrate Diwali by holding a fireworks display for their friends and relatives in the house.
Fireworks Display Rangoli And Diyas
Oil diyas around the rangoli designed with colored powders is the hallmark of a traditional Diwali.
Rangoli And Diyas Swinging Sparklers
Swinging sparklers is a joy that most children cannot resist during the Diwali festival.
Swinging Sparklers Wheels Of Light
Sparklers that move on the ground like wheels of light look fantastic during dark nights of the Diwali season.
Wheels Of Light Lord Of Prosperity
A Diwali greeting card with Ganpati, the Lord of Prosperity designed on it is a superb message for the season.
Lord Of Prosperity And Let There Be Light
Lighting the oil lamp is an intrinsic part of the Diwali celebration. It gives a warm and welcoming look to the house.
And Let There Be Light A Tray Of Diyas
A tray of diyas creates a glow around the house that reflects the joy the owners feel during the Diwali season.
A Tray Of Diyas Decorated Tree
Decorating oneâ€™s house and trees around your residence is great fun during the Diwali season.
Decorated Tree Dressing Up For Diwali
Wearing new silk saris and jewelry is a very popular custom when celebrating Diwali.
Dressing Up For Diwali Earthenware Diyas
Earthenware diyas are the perfect oil lamps that create a very aesthetic glow around a house for Diwali.
Earthenware Diyas Lamps Of Joy
Even simple oil lamps lit around the house are a superb expression of joy during the Diwali festival.
Lamps Of Joy Universal Joy
The galaxy like design combined with the Diwali diya makes a very artistic greeting card.
Universal Joy Multiple Lamps
Multiple-layered brass diyas and rangoli with colored powders is a great way to decorate a house for Diwali.
Multiple Lamps Thematic Wallpaper
This is fantastic wallpaper with the Diwali diya throwing an orange glow around the room.
Thematic Wallpaper Lord Of Prosperity Abode
A little wooden home altar is the seat of Ganpati, the Lord of Prosperity bringing in blessings.
Lord Of Prosperity Abode Goddess Of Wealth
Laxmi, the Goddess of Wealth flanked by the traditional diyas is the theme of this lovely Diwali greeting card.
Goddess Of Wealth Intricate Colors
Vibrant colors and intricate artistic designs are the hallmark of a great Diwali rangoli.
Intricate Colors Wealth And Prosperity
Ganpati Lord of Prosperity and Laxmi Goddess of Wealth take center stage in this home altar during Diwali.
Wealth And Prosperity Line Of Candles
A line of candles welcome Ganpati the Lord of Prosperity into this home during Diwali.
Line Of Candles Theme Of Joy
The main theme of Diwali is joy that is expressed with vivid color and diyas in this greeting card.
Theme Of Joy Goddess Of Wealth
Laxmi, the Goddess of Wealth standing on a tray with water flowers is a great Diwali dÃ©cor idea.
Goddess Of Wealth Glow Of Lamps
The glow that these diyas create together reminds one of joy and sharing during Diwali season.
Glow Of Lamps Bright Geometry
Geometric shapes designed in vibrant colors have made this a lovely Diwali rangoli worth copying.
Bright Geometry Deep-awali
Deep or diyas or oil lamps are why Diwali season is also called Deepawali because diyas are a prominent motif.
Deep-awali Mosaic Diwali
A rangoli and diyas decorate this lovely home flooring of mosaic tiles ushering in joy and prosperity.
Mosaic Diwali Motif And Colors
Hindu religious motifs, bright-colored rangoli and diyas is a lovely way to display the Diwali season.
Motif And Colors A Joy For Children
Delicious sweets, new clothes and jewelry, diyas, sparklers and rangoli bring joy for children during Diwali.
A Joy For Children Neat Decoration
Neatly arranged rangolis and diyas gives this Diwali dÃ©cor a very modern and urban look.
Neat Decoration Wealth In Your Home
The Goddess Laxmi sitting with a pot of gold is believed to bring wealth into a household during Diwali.
Wealth In Your Home External Expression Of Joy
The colorful lanterns that adorn this home belie the simplicity of their daily lives.
External Expression Of Joy Itâ€™s Time For Diyas
Before sunrise and after sunset is the time for light artistic diyas and candles to celebrate Diwali.
Itâ€™s Time For Diyas Inviting The Goddess
A large collection of diyas invite Laxmi, the Goddess of Wealth into every Indian home during Diwali.
Inviting The Goddess Artistic Diwali
Diwali is the time you can give rein to your artistic expression through beautifully designed rangolis.
Artistic Diwali Lights All Over
The exterior of this homestead is decorated with tiny lamps to celebrate the Diwali season.
Lights All Over Earthen Lamps
Earthenware oil or diyas have to be a part of Diwali because it is called the Festival of Lights.
Earthen Lamps Crackers And Sparks
Crackers of different types are a joy to children as well as adults in the Diwali season.
Crackers And Sparks Save The Earth
Using limited amount of diyas is a great way to conserve energy this Diwali.
Save The Earth