People give expressions to their happiness by lighting earthen Diwali diyas and Diwali lamps and decorating the houses to welcome Lakshmi- the Goddess of wealth and prosperity, bursting fire crackers and inviting the near and dear ones to their households for partaking in the luxurious feast of Diwali sweets . It is also marked as the beginning of the Hindu New Year and as a brand new beginning for all. Diwali is celebrated for five days, each day having it's own significance, rituals and myths.
- - The First day is called Dhanteras or Dhantryaodashi
- - The Second day is called Narka-Chaturdashi or Chhoti Diwali
- - The Third day of the festival of Diwali is the day for Lakhmi
- - The Fourth day is called Padwa or VarshaPratipada
- - The Fifth and final day of Diwali Festival is known by the name of Bhaiya-Dooj