Talking about Diwali - English lesson to know all about Diwali (Vocabulary, Phrases & Expressions)
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Diwali is celebrated in India as the Festival of Lights and is one of the most important festivals of India . Indian people all over the globe celebrate this festival with great enthusiasm .
In this English lesson you will learn vocabulary related to Diwali.
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Deepawali - means a row of lights . The name Diwali evolved from Deepa - meaning lamp and vali meaning row .
Diya - means earthern oil lamp which is lit up during Diwali .
Rangoli - coloured sand designs made on the floor as part of Diwali decoration
Toran - garland of flowers used to decorate doors and vehicles
Sparklers - noiseless firecrackers that when lighted up form beautiful patterns
Crackers : fire crackers or fireworks that are burst during Diwali celebrations
Dhanteras : the day of Diwali that is celebrated by businessman as the day of starting their new financial year . Gold is also bought on this day .
Laxmi pooja - Laxmi is the Hindu goddess of prosperity and wealth .. She is worshipped through a special ceremony called pooja in order to receive her blessings
Bhai Dooj - it is a celebration of siblings where the brother is made to feel special by the sister , gifts are exchanged .
Saree - the traditional Indian garment is draped by women on Diwali
Salwar kameez - is another traditional dress worn by women on Diwali
Kurta - is the traditional garment worn by men on Diwali
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