Diwali Known as festival of lights is one of the four most important festivals of India. It is celebrated in the month of Kartik (October) on the Amavasya - the 15th day of the dark fortnight of the Hindu month of Kartik (October / November) every year. The word "Diwali" originate from the Sanskrit word "Deepavali" -- Deepa meaning light and Avali, meaning a row.

It is also associated with the revered story of Lord Rama.On this day Shri Ram Chandraji came back to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile and after defeating and Killing demon Ravana the king of Lanka. The people of Ayodhya expressed there joy by illuminating their city by lighting earthen lamps to welcome Sri Ram. Since then it has become a tradition.

Besides Mythological other reasons for celebration are the beginning of Vikrami Sanwat The first day of Hindu calendar. Businessmen start their new accounts on this day and perform Laxmi Poojan at their offices.

For Diwali People clean and light their houses with lamps and candles. This festival is associated with worshipping of Laxmiji the Goddess of wealth. It is believed that prosperity will bless whosoever pleases Laxmiji. Accordingly on this day Goddess Laxmi is worshipped in the evening or night according to muhurat(auspicious time).