Festival Of Lights is here to brighten your life. It’s that time of the year, when the entire family actively participates in Diwali shopping. While the elder generation shops for the best diyas and other Deepavali puja items, girls think only about wearing the best jewelery and clothes while the kids are only interested in the crackers and fireworks. Here is a quick view of all the festive excitement…
Diwali can never be filled with happiness without the diyas…Here is a sneak peek of artists across the country who bring out the best and colourful diyas year after year…
Bazi Bazaar being set-up in Kolkata ahead of Diwali…
A potter makes clay `Diyas` ahead of Diwali, festival of lights at his workshop in New Delhi.
A potter paints earthen lamps at a workshop in Amritsar, Punjab. Aren’t they beautiful?
Women paint earthen lamps ahead of Diwali in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Craftsman paints earthen lamps ahead of Diwali in Amritsar, Punjab.
A potter makes earthen lamps at his workshop ahead of Diwali in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
People busy making paper lamps ahead of Diwali in Mumbai.
Shopping is the most fun part of any festival..but Diwali shopping tops the list…Do you agree?
Lets have a quick look of shopping fever across the country…
People shop at Dilli Haat ahead of Deepavali-festival of lights in the capital.
Idols of Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesh being sold in a Delhi market ahead of Diwali in New Delhi.
Idols of Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha at display in a Delhi market ahead of Diwali. Many people buy a new pair of clay Lakshmi Ganesha every year for Diwali pujan.
People busy shopping flowers for decoration on the eve of Diwali in New Delhi.
People busy shopping rice puffs and chollaye & jaggery laddoos on the eve of Diwali in New Delhi.
A crowded flower market ahead of Diwali in Dadar of Mumbai. Perhaps these people are planning to make a flower rangoli for Deepavli.
Festive shopping at its peak ahead of Diwali- festival of lights at Fancy Bazaar in Guwahati.
People busy shopping on the eve of Diwali in New Delhi.
Diwali lanterns with image of late Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray on sale in Mumbai. Will you buy?
Festive shopping on its peak ahead of festival of lights at Walled City in New Delhi.
Once the Diwali pooja is over everyone loves to showcase their colorful divas in artistic patterns. Few keep it outside their house and some keep it on aesthetically drawn rangolis….What are your plans of decoration for this year..?
Women in Bangalore decorating her home with diyas.
A woman placing earthen lamps outside her house on the eve of Diwali in Guwahati.
A college girl decorates a rangoli by placing earthen lamps on it in her hostel campus on the eve of Diwali in Guwahati.
Pakistani Hindu children light oil lamps to celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights.
Temples across the country too celebrate Diwali in great grandeur! Here are the few pics…
Devotees witness the rituals being performed at the lord Jagannath Temple to pay homage to their ancestors in Puri on the occasion of Diwali.
Devotees during Chopda Pujan at Swaminarayan Temple on occasion of Diwali in Mumbai.
A specially decorated Shri Saibaba Samadhi Temple in Shirdi on occasion of Diwali.
Fire crackers illuminated the sky above Golden Temple on the occasion of Diwali in Amritsar.
We agree celebrating Eco-Friendly Diwali is in fad and demand of the hour these days, but Diwali comes only once a year and bursting few crackers is allowed. Isn’t it? Especially when you have kids at home who are excited about bursting crackers…Here are few images of Diwali crackers who did the same…
A lady in Bangalore is very happy bursting crackers. Her smile is more brighter than the actual Patakas….
A kid enjoying Diwali crackers in New Delhi.
People enjoying Diwali fire-works at Salt Lake in Kolkata.
Widows of Vrindavan burn crackers as they celebrate Diwali for the first time during a function organised by Sulabh International in Vrindavan.
Children and Diwali crackers go hand in hand.
Wishing you and your family a very Happy & Safe Diwali !!!