Diwali 2023: Diwali is celebrated not only in India but also in foreign countries, know in which countries the celebration takes place...
The excitement of Diwali (Diwali 2023) is being seen across the country. Every year this festival is celebrated with great pomp throughout the country. Diwali is a major festival of Hindus, whose celebration can be seen in every corner of the country. This festival is celebrated every year on Amavasya in the month of Kartik. In this sequence, this time the festival of Diwali will be celebrated on 12th November, preparations for which are in full swing across the country. However, India is not the only country where the hustle and bustle of this festival is witnessed.
Apart from India, there are many other countries where the festival of Diwali is celebrated with great pomp. Today in this article we are going to tell about some such countries, where this festival of lights is celebrated.
The festival of Diwali is also celebrated in Japan. However, the way of celebrating it is a little different here. On this day, people hang lanterns and curtains made of paper on trees in their gardens. Later they are released into the sky. Not only this, on this occasion people also enjoy boating along with dancing and singing.
Apart from Japan, this festival of lights is also celebrated in Thailand. However, here this festival is known as Kriondh. On this occasion, lamps are made from banana leaves, which are lit at night. Along with this, incense sticks are also lit, which are then thrown into the river along with some money.
This festival is also celebrated with great pomp in the neighboring country Sri Lanka. This festival has special significance here because it is linked to the epic Ramayana. On this special occasion, people light earthen lamps in their homes and meet each other.
The festival of Diwali is celebrated as Hari Diwali in Malaysia. On this day, people here wake up early in the morning take a bath with water and oil, and then worship the Gods and Goddesses as per tradition. Not only this, fairs are also organized at many places on the occasion of Diwali.
This festival is also celebrated in another neighboring country of India. Apart from India, Diwali is also celebrated in Nepal. Here this festival is celebrated as Tihar, which lasts for five days. Cow is worshiped on the first day of this festival, dog is worshiped on the second day. On the third day, sweets are prepared and gods and goddesses are worshiped and houses are decorated. Whereas, Yamraj is worshiped on the fourth day and Bhai Dooj is celebrated on the fifth day.
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