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Diwali, the Festival of Lights is a derived of the Sanskrit word 'Deepavali' meaning 'row of lights'. The lights are believed to welcome prosperity.
Fireworks are an integral part of Diwali traditions. The flowerpots, sparklers, rockets, Vishnuchakras, hydrogen bombs and others light up the New Moon night. Fireworks are believed to ward off evil spirits.
One of the traditions of Diwali is to clean homes and the surrounding areas. Cleanliness is believed to entice Goddess Laxmi.
Lakshmi Puja is an essential part of Diwali. Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped to help people prosper.
The Festival of Lights is of immense importance to the business community. Old accounts are settled and fresh financial records are introduced.
Exchange of Diwali gifts and sweets have also been part of Diwali traditions since long.