In the Hindu culture, Diyas (lamps) have great significance and therefore, devotees light diyas while worshipping. Not a single holy rituals can be completed without lighting diyas and Deepawali (also known as Diwali) is said to be the festival of Diyas.
Diya signifies soul filled with wisdom and it is believed that whenever we have knowledge our soul is full of light and we can deal with any difficult situation easily, but whenever light of wisdom is not present in the soul, darkness comes in life. Therefore, the practice of lighting diyas is symbolical.
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People light diyas and decorate their houses with diyas to celebrate this festival and please Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha. But, do you know the way you light a diya and the oil that you use in it can affect the positivity and help in pleasing the Goddess Lakshmi?
Today we are here to help you with the same and therefore, we have listed down how you can light the diyas during the Deepawali.1. Types Of Oils To Use In Diyas
The flame of the Diya signifies the blessings bestowed upon people by Goddess Lakshmi and there are many oils used while lighting diyas. But, every oil has its own significance and therefore if you want to know more about this:
While you are lighting diyas on Deepawali, make sure you are keeping the directions in mind. But if you are completely unknown to this, then fret no more as we are here to help you.
In addition to this, make sure to not use sunflower and groundnut oil as this brings poverty and discords in the family. Moreover, rubbing excess or remaining oil in your hands, putting it in your hair or in other body parts after lighting the diyas, can bring ill-fortune to you. For that reason, it signifies the loss of wealth. Instead, you should use a clean cotton cloth to wipe out the oil.
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We hope the above information will help you in celebrating your Deepawali in a better way.
Wish you a very Happy Deepawali.