10 Lines on Diwali: Diwali also is known as Deepawali is one of the most celebrated religious festivals in India. Although it is a Hindu festival, Diwali is celebrated across the spectrum from people of different religions including Christians, Muslims and Sikhs. It is called a festival of lights because it is on this occasion that the households in India and across the world light up their houses with the diyaas and candles indicating the victory of light over darkness.
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Set 1 – 10 Lines on Diwali for Kids
Set 1 is helpful for students of Classes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
- Diwali or Deepavali is an Indian religious festival
- It is the victory of good over evil
- People celebrate Diwali across the world for different reasons and occasions
- The lighting of diyaas, candles and bursting of crackers is a part of Diwali celebrations
- Diwali or Deepavali is celebrated not only in among Hindu community but also by people of other religions
- Diwali is usually a five-day festival and the sale of gold and new clothes during this time skyrockets every year in India.
- According to the Hindu calendar, Diwali is celebrated on the 15th day of Kartik
- According to the English calendar, it is usually celebrated in the month of October or November
- Usually, 3 to 4 days of holidays are announced for schools, colleges and government offices as a part of Diwali celebration
- Families and friends across the country get together on this occasion and have a Jolly time.
Set 2 – 10 Lines on Diwali for School Students
Set 2 is helpful for students of Classes 6, 7 and 8.
- Diwali, also known as Deepawali, is a celebration of the killing of demons thousands of years back in India
- In North India, Diwali is celebrated as part of the return of Lord Ram from his canvas
- But in South India, Diwali is celebrated for the killing of Narakasura by Lord Krishna
- Different communities celebrate Diwali for different reasons across the country
- But the core idea behind the celebration of Diwali will always remain as the victory of good over evil and the victory of light over darkness
- Dhanteras is the first day of the four day Diwali celebration in India
- Hindu household families buy gold on the auspicious day of Dantera because of the belief that Goddess Lakshmi will enter their house and their lives
- Goddess Lakshmi is considered to be the Goddess of wealth and prosperity in the Hindu religion
- Decoration of our houses, shopping, fireworks, the lightings, sweets and tasty meals are some of the few idiosyncrasies of Diwali celebration
- To promote communal harmony, Diwali is celebrated not just by Hindus but also by Muslims, Sikhs and Christians in the country.
Set 3 – 10 Lines on Diwali for Higher Class Students
Set 3 is helpful for students of Classes 9, 10, 11, 12 and Competitive Exams.
- In a world where evil forces are making more noise then the good-natured silent majority, Diwali celebration holds a special value in the 21st century
- It not only celebrates good over evil, but it also celebrates India’s rich tradition of following the right path after defeating all the odds
- Diwali celebration is usually accompanied by the lighting of diyas and bursting crackers
- Recently, there was a Supreme Court order in India to ban bursting of crackers during Diwali since it causes air pollution
- The part of Diwali celebration where the bursting of crackers is done is criticized across many communities because it causes air pollution and noise pollution causing chaos in the community
- The festival is also criticized because it encourages child labour in factories where these crackers are manufactured especially in certain regions of Tamilnadu
- The most wholesome way to celebrate Diwali is to light eco-friendly diyaas, cook some delicious meals and have a good time with friends and family
- In the Indian epic Ramayana, Diwali is celebrated when Lord Ram returns from his vanavas to Ayodhya
- The Sikh community in India celebrates Diwali as a day when there 6th Guru, Guru Hargobind was released from prison
- Irrespective of the reasons for Diwali celebration in north, south, east or western parts of the country, Diwali will always be known as a festival of good over evil and the one that brings wealth and prosperity to millions of people in the country.
FAQ’s on 10 Lines on Diwali in English
What is the story behind Diwali?
Diwali celebrated when Lord Ram returns from vanavas to Ayodhya after 14 years. Diwali is also celebrated when Lord Krishna kills the demon Narkasur in South India
Why is Diwali celebrated by non-Hindus?
Diwali is celebrated by non-Hindus and Sikhs since it is a pure festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil and the morals behind this festival is inculcated by all the people irrespective of religion
Which month is Diwali celebrated in?
In the Hindu calendar, Diwali celebrated at the end of Karthik and in English calendar, Diwali is celebrated in the month of October or November
Are bursting crackers necessary for the Diwali celebration?
No, bursting crackers is not necessary for Diwali celebrations especially since it is a festival of victory of good over evil and here bursting of crackers, which causes pollution, can be considered as evil. Diwali can be celebrated in various ways which are eco friendly and bursting of crackers is definitely not a good way to celebrate Diwali