Diwali is the five-day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world. The festival, which coincides with the Hindu New Year, celebrates new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness.The festival usually falls between the middle of October and the middle of November, although this is decided upon by the Hindu lunar calendar. While each faith has its own reason to celebrate the festival, one of the most popular stories told is the legend of Lord Rama and his wife Sita returning to their kingdom in northern India
In Shri Shirdi Sai Sharnam Dham diwali festival is marked by large firework displays, to remember the celebrations which, according to the legend, took place upon Rama’s return as locals set off their own version of fireworks. The Celebration will be start will ram pujan and arti of shirdi saibaba celebrating the festival also light traditional earthen diyas (candles) and decorate entire temple saibaba kitchen,room,badi with colourful rangoli artworks – patterns created on the floor using coloured rice or powder. During Diwali, family’s friends and sai devotes will come and take saibaba ashirvad they can collect sweets and gifts form the saibaba and there is also a strong belief in giving food and goods to those in need. It is also traditional for homes to be cleaned and new clothes to be worn at the time of the festival.
One of the most significant festivals in Indian culture, Diwali, the festival of lights, sees millions attend firework displays, prayers and celebratory events across the world every autumn.
To celebrate, houses are decorated with candles and colourful lights and huge firework displays are held while families feast and share gifts.