Hindus from all over the world will celebrate Diwali festival. Festival will starts form Friday 13th November 2020 with Dhanteras.
The word Diwali “Deepavali” (rows of lighted lamps) derived from Sanskrit language.
Hindus celebrate the return of deities Ram and Sita to Ayodhya after their 14 year exile.
They celebrate the day Mother Goddess Durga destroyed a demon called Mahisha. Sikhs particularly celebrate the release from prison of the sixth guru Hargobind Singh in 1619.
Sikhs celebrated the festival before this date. Actually the foundation stone of the Golden Temple the most holy place in the Sikhs at Amritsar, was laid on Diwali in 1577.
The founder of Jainism is Lord Mahavira. During Diwali, Jains celebrate the moment he reached a state called Moksha. People from Dubai can enjoy the fire shows at following places: