7 Amazing  facts about Diwali Festival.

Diwali signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil. It marks Lord Rama's return to Ayodhya.

'Diwali' comes from the Sanskrit word for "row of lights." Houses are decorated with diyas, candles & lights.

Diwali is celebrated over 5 days - Dhanteras, Choti Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Govardhan Puja & Bhai Dooj.

Lakshmi, goddess of wealth & Ganesha, god of wisdom are worshipped for prosperity & intelligence.

Vibrant rangoli patterns are made to welcome gods. Fireworks light up the sky.

Diwali celebrations include sweets, new clothes, gifts, feasts and get-togethers.

In Bengal, goddess Kali is worshipped on Diwali for destroying evil forces.