Diwali 2022: Apart from the return of Shri Ram to Ayodhya, this incident also happened on Kartik Amavasya - Newztezz Online


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Diwali 2022: Apart from the return of Shri Ram to Ayodhya, this incident also happened on Kartik Amavasya

Diwali Celebration:  You must have been celebrating the festival of Diwali since childhood, but do you know when the Diwali festival started. Apart from the return of Lord Shri Ram to Ayodhya, what other stories are prevalent. 

Diwali Ki Shuruat: There are many stories about why Diwali is celebrated. If you are also asked, you will say that Lord Ram had returned from exile, Diwali celebrations started in his grand welcome. Do you know of any other story apart from this? Apart from this, there are stories from Lord Shri Ram to Pandavas behind celebrating Diwali. Apart from this, why does the Sikh Panth also celebrate this day? The history behind it is associated with Aurangzeb. So let's know about all those stories, which are popular among the people, in five minutes during this Diwali holidays.   

Happy to return from exile of Shri Ram

The return of Lord Shri Ram from exile, this story will be known to all. That's why we are not going to elaborate on it. It is said that Manthara had taken Kaikeyi in his words. Because of that Dasharatha sent Shri Ram to exile. When Lord Shri Ram returned to Ayodhya after spending 14 years of exile, the townspeople welcomed him, since then the festival of Deepotsav started and Diwali started being celebrated. 

When the Pandavas returned to their kingdom 

You must know the story of Mahabharata. The Kauravas, with the help of Shakuni's maternal uncle, had defeated the Pandavas in a game of chess and had deceitfully snatched everything from them and after that they had to leave the kingdom and go on exile for 13 years. On the day of Kartik Amavasya, Yudhishthira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadeva returned to their kingdom after completing 13 years of exile. In the joy of his return, the people of the state lit lamps. It is believed that since then Diwali started being celebrated on Kartik Amavasya. 

The coronation of King Vikramaditya took place

Vikramaditya was the king of Ujjain. He is considered one of the great emperors of India. He was an ideal king. He is remembered for his generosity, courage. According to the beliefs, he was coronated on Kartik Amavasya. Since then the festival of Diwali started being celebrated in the memory of such a pious king. 

Mother Lakshmi was incarnated

According to the Hindi calendar, the festival of Diwali is celebrated on the new moon of the month of Kartik. It is said that on this day during the churning of the ocean, Goddess Lakshmi had incarnated. Maa Lakshmi is considered the goddess of wealth and prosperity. Therefore, along with lighting a lamp in every house at this time, Mata Lakshmi ji is also worshipped. 

6th Sikh Guru became independent 

The people of the Sikh community also celebrate this festival because their sixth Guru, Shri Hargobindji, was liberated by the Mughal Emperor Jahangir. He was imprisoned in Gwalior Jail. From where happiness was celebrated on independence, since then this day is celebrated as a festival by the Sikh community. 

Narakasura was killed

There is also a story behind celebrating Diwali festival that on this day Lord Krishna killed the demon Narakasura. At that time Narakasura was the king of Pragjyotishpur. He was so cruel that because of him all the gods were clouded by trouble. After that all the gods went to Shri Krishna for help. Once he snatched the earrings of Devmata Aditi. Let us tell you that Devmata Aditi was a relative of Sri Krishna's wife Satyabhama. Narakasura was blessed that only a woman could kill him. In such a situation, Lord Krishna killed Narakasura with the help of Satyabhama. This is also one of the reasons for celebrating Diwali. 

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