Deepavali or Diwali is the big festival of lights. Singapore is one of the 12 countries that celebrate Diwali with a National Holiday. As per Hindu Mythology, Lord Rama along with his brother Lakshmana and wife Sita returned from the exile of 14 years to their hometown Ayodhya. Lord Rama also defeated the powerful demon king Ravana as he abducted Sita. The residents of Ayodhya then greeted the trio with countless diyas. Since that time this festival is celebrated by lighting up diyas, candles, and all other forms of lights. It symbolizes the victory of good over evil. People believe that by lighting up these bright lights, there will be an end to negative energies and hope & positivity will rise.
This year Diwali/Deepavali is on 27th October 2019 and you must be ready with thrilling Deepavali gifts to greet your family members. Because there is no one like family – in all those times of crisis they are the ones who become your support. Therefore, show your love and respect towards your family this Diwali.
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People pray to the god about a better life filled with good health, prosperity, and peace. A lucky bamboo plant is believed to enhance good luck. This plant is kept at home and offices because it helps in bringing clarity in thoughts, adding peace and harmony in the family, and enhancing business. It also symbolizes love, happy marriage life, success at work, and perfection in every department of life. So, this lucky bamboo can be an amazing gift option when you want to greet your family members. Get it for the academic kids or your siblings who have just started their professional life.
Lord Ganesha & Goddess Lakshmi
Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi are worshipped during this festival. Lord Ganesha is known as the symbol of wisdom, intellect, and good luck. The huge belly of Lord Ganesha symbolizes the universe while his elephant head symbolizes intellect. To start anything new Lord Ganesha is worshipped because he clears all obstacles from the way. After Lord Ganesha, Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped who blesses people with financial luck. Money without intellect may be misused and that’s why Lord Ganesha is worshipped first. You can gift beautiful idols of these deities to your grandparents or parents or any relatives and greet them on Diwali.
Diwali is all about spending a great time with loved ones and thus food and desserts play a large role here. Many people opt for these edible gifts only. So, you can opt for the tasty exotic chocolates and greet your family members. You can opt for the bouquets or hampers of chocolates for your siblings or best friends.
Designer Diyas or Fragrant Candles
Diwali means lighting up countless diyas and candles with a belief inside the heart that all the dark episodes of life will come to an end. The sets of designer diyas would be the perfect gift because that carries the true spirit of this festival. You can also add fragrant candles on the list because they enhance a good mood.
Sweets play an intrinsic part in all Indian festivals. The boxes of sweets are the traditional Diwali gifts that are loved by all. You can opt for Motichoor Laddoo, Rasgulla, Gulab Jamun, Kaju Katli, Soan Papdi, etc. These sweets will help you to sweeten your relationship with everyone in the family.
The healthy, crunchy, and nutritious dry fruits like almonds, cashew nuts, raisins, pistachios, dates, figs, etc. are suggested to be included in daily diet. As a token of your caring nature, a box of premium dry fruits for all the family members would be a thoughtful Diwali gift idea. You may opt for a Deepavali hamper consisting of dry fruits, chocolates, and other edibles that everyone will enjoy during the family gathering.
Home Décor Items
The whole house is cleaned, renovated, and decorated during the Diwali festival. Because Goddess Lakshmi is believed to reign in clean and clear places only. So, if you get home décor items for your family members – they will appreciate that and use them. You can opt for indoor plants, flower arrangements, personalized nameplate, personalized lamps, statues, frames, etc.
Spend this Diwali well with your family members and create some unforgettable memories with these gifts.