On the festival of lights, houses are adorned with a multitude of colorful decorations. People buy new clothes and gifts for their family and friends and the mood is vibrant and lively. Celebrate this Diwali with 10 unique ways.
1. Burst Crackers
On Diwali, it’s always a good idea to go and burst crackers or watch some colorful and extravagant displays.
This is the day you’re officially allowed to indulge in it! Playing cards with friends and family all night is always enjoyable and entertaining and keeps the Diwali spirit alive.
3. Go Shopping & Wear New Clothes
Right before Diwali, the malls are beautifully lit up with gorgeous decorations all over, which truly capture the essence of the festival
4. Visit Relatives & Friends
Diwali is the perfect time to catch up with friends and relatives, old and new. Take their blessings during this wonderful time of the year, enjoy the festival.
5. Light Diyas
The festival of lights is also the day we welcome Laxmi, the goddess of wealth, into our homes. As per tradition, goddess Laxmi only enters homes which are brightly lit up.
6. Watch the Latest Bollywood Blockbuster
It’s a known fact that Bollywood saves its biggest releases for the Diwali weekend—and understandably so, it’s a public holiday so people watch.
7. Bake Sweets
It’s a great time to try out a new recipe, indulge in all those yummy goodies and display all your fine cooking skills as there will be ample number of people to relish and appreciate them.
8. Make Rangoli
A rangoli design is created at the entrance of the house not only to welcome the guests that visit, but also the goddess herself. Rangoli patterns are usually made using coloured chalk powder in bright colours.
9. Clean Your Home
Diwali is the time to clean your home and remove the things you aren’t using anymore. Empty out the clutter and make sure even those little corners are sparkling to make it look nice and bright.
10. Indulge in Charity
There are a lot of underprivileged people out there who equally love the enthusiasm surrounding the festivities. You can either distribute sweets and clothes or donate to a charity organization