Indian New Year
India is universally famous as a diverse land and this diversity is visible in its culture, language, religion, geography, people, and as well as festivals. India has its roots that date back to some 5,000 years from very old Indus civilization.
India being a legitimate secular land of multi colors and cultures hosts several festivals during the year. These festivals magnetize vast volumes of visitors to India. Indian New Year is celebrated at dissimilar times as per the start of the regional calendar years.
New Years Eve in India
New Year's Eve in India is the perfect time to party and enjoy the last minute fun. People enjoy partying with family members and friends. All the discotheques, night clubs, amusement parks and even the cinema halls are thronged by people of all age groups. The reason behind these get-togethers is to give farewell to the by-previous year and greeting the New Year bountifully. People in New Year Eve's Parties are seen in colorful new attire especially selected for the occasion.
New Year Eve's party in India generally has a especially festive theme. Be it a color code or a exclusive dress code - theme dressing heightens the spirit of the New Year Eve's mood. People also present traditional New Year gifts, greeting cards and flowers and relish meals with near and dear to mark the auspicious day. This is show the feeling of care and togetherness. New Year resolutions are another important part and people follow it on this day.
At present time New Year has become a big festival in India. The excitement to celebrate the occasion is present all over. The day is celebrated with a lot of passion and enthusiasm and is marked by prayers', parties, celebration, New Year garnet fetes and social feasts. People enjoy partying with friends and family members. People celebrated new year with religious ceremonies and positive resolutions.
Indian New Year Diwali
One of the most celebrated Indian New Year is 'Diwali' ', which means 'the celebration of lights'. Deepavali symbolize the starting of the Hindu New Year which is generally the main holiday of India. This festival is celebrated in the month of Kartika, which generally falls in the October. Diwali is an holiday in India, Nepal, Guyana, Malaysia and Singapore. Even though, it is a Hindu festival and has deep Hindu mythology connected with its origin, people from different religions also celebrate Diwali. As the name implies, Diwali is celebrated with lights, lamps and fireworks. The main reason behind Diwali celebration is to get away of the evil, which is symbolized as darkness, and to follow the paths of virtue.
Diwali celebration contains five days of celebrations, with every day having its own importance. The first day is called 'Dhan Teras'. Dhan Teras stands for two things; one for purification and cleansing and the other for wealth and prosperity. The day begins with early morning baths, and fasting which goes on until evening. Dhan Teras is also a day for purchasing new items for the house, and to begin new businesses and accounts. Lakshmi is the goddess of prosperity and wealth, and by lighting lamps all over the streets and homes and leaving the doors and windows open, people greeting the goddess to bless them with wealth in the year to come.