Diwali SMS

Diwali is one of biggest festival of Hindus in India. It is a 5 day festival that occurs on the 15th of Kartetika. It is celebrated with great pomp and show all across the nation. The literal meaning of Diwali is "rows of lighted lamps". This is also the reason that the festival is referred to as the Festival of Lights. Lord Rama returned back to his kingdom, Ayodhya with his wife Sita and brother Laxmana after fourteen years of exile on this day. Lord Rama is considered to be an epitome of humanity. The whole of Ayodhya was illuminated with earthen lamps.

The tradition is still followed in the remembrance of Lord Rama and his victory over evil. The good will always win over evil. This is also the main Diwali message spread across people of nation.

There is a traditional practise of cleaning homes thoroughly and clearing spaces of clutter; days before Diwali in India. This is a practise to welcome the Goddess of wealth; Lakshmi. Another common tradition is to exchange gifts and sweets. Special festive meals are prepared during this festival. The beauty of the festival is such that people from all religions celebrate this festival. Diwali message is sent across relatives and friends to spread love and happiness all around.

India is a land of many religions. Hence, the festival is celebrated in different ways in different regions of the nation. In northern part of India, the festival starts with a celebration referred to as Dhanteras. This day is dedicated to worship Laksmi. The day falls two days ahead of Diwali. On this day, people buy utensils, gold and silver jewellery to welcome wealth and prosperity into their abode.

On the Diwali day, businessmen open new accounts for their business. Old accounts are settled. A priest is appointed for performing a special worship ceremony. Evening begins with worship of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi. Thereafter, houses and buildings are illuminated with lamps, electric lights and candles.

The Jain communities in India celebrate this festival as a beginning of New Year. The festival is also celebrated in the memory of Lord Mahavira, the founder of Jainism who attained Nirvana on this day.

The Sikh community celebrate Diwali and send special Diwali message across their friends and relatives to express their joy at the return of the sixth Guru; Sri Hargobind Singh Ji to Amritsar in 1620. Emperor Jahangir had imprisoned the Guru along with 52 Hindu kings. Finally, the Guru was granted freedom. However, he refused to leave until the 52 Hindu kings were released. Diwali is also a sybol of brotherhood and unity among manking across the nation. The festival is full of joy. Special Diwali messages are sent across in the form of SMS, emails, greeting cards and other mediums to loved ones.

Here are some ideas for Diwali message to send across all those who are special to you:

Message Diwali 1:
May this diwali burn all your bad times and allow in happy good times.
Message Diwali 2:
Let the lights of diwali brighten up your lives and fill it with joy, happiness and prosperity all through the year. Happy Diwali!
Message Diwali 3:
Spread love! Spread happiness! Spread kindness! Let us pledge to spread the message of love and unity this Diwali.
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