Diwali has always been a special festival and celebration to every Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Buddhist. This is also the movement where every Individual will share gifts and sweets. The significance of Diwali is to end the darkness of ignorance by introducing he light of knowledge and Gyan. Hence, it has been a practise to light lamps and diyas during the celebration of Diwali.
When is Diwali Celebrated?
In fact, before we get into the details, readers would know, that Diwali is celebrated in the Hindu Month of Kartik. Usually October-November as per English Calendar. Thus, it is observed on the 15th day of Kartik, the holiest month in the Hindu lunar calendar. Accordingly, in 2018, Diwali would be celebrated on 7th November 2018.
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In the Santana Dharma or commonly known as the Hindu dharma, the celebration of Diwali has 12 different reasons. This also includes the return of Lord Ram to Ayodhya after his triumphant win over Ravana in Lanka. The day when he returned to Ayodhya was the tithi of Prathama, which is the next day of Amavasya (dark night or No Moon day, of the fortnight). Thus, the entrance of Lord Ram was perceived ending the darkness of ignorance or arrogance. The couples, that is lord Ram and Devi Sita, were welcomed with Lights and Fireworks. Which was the reason for also celebrating the festival with lights and Fireworks. This is the most popular belief of celebrating Diwali in India and shall continue to remain so for ever.
Usually Diwali is celebrated for 5 Days:
Yes, you read it right, 5 days! This celebration of these 5 days are as follows.
The first day is called as Dhanteras. "Dhan" means wealth and "teras" refers to the 13th day of a lunar fortnight (Trayodashi) on the Hindu calendar. This day is dedicated to celebrating prosperity. Goddess Lakshmi is welcomed to one’s home and gold is purchased.
The 2nd days or the day of Chaturdashi 14th day of a lunar fortnight is celebrated as Chota Diwali. On this day it is believed that Goddess Kali and Lord Krishna are believed to have destroyed the demon Narakasura on this day.
The 3rd day or the day of Amavasya This darkest day of the month is the most significant day of the Diwali festival across India. Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped on this day too, with a special puja performed usually during the evening.
Then on the 4th day is celebrated as Govardhan Puja. This is the Prathama tithi of the Fortnight. This is performed as the day when Lord Krishna defeated Lord Indra, the god of thunder and rain. It was The Mount Govardhan provided Shelter to lord Krishna and his followers during this mini battle.
Finally, the last day or the 5th days which is of Dwitiya tithi. This is the day when Bhai Duj is celebrated across India. It's dedicated to celebrating sisters, in a similar way that Raksha Bandhan is dedicated to brothers.
Thus, the celebration is long lasting and has much significance across the globe. This is the time where one would share gift, both by personal level and professional level. Since, this has been a matter to be considered every year, the following are some of the Top 5 Refreshing Green Diwali Corporate Gifts 2018, can be considered while sharing gifts during the present celebration.
- Sleek and portable Charging Bank: In an age of Gadgets, where mobiles and other charging gadgets which need backups. A sleek and Portable charging bank can come handy to your team. Especially the team who are 24/7 in mobile and laptops.
- Speakers and Headphones: Portable speakers are popular among all the age groups and are also useful for professionals. They also occur in ranges of prices, shapes, brands, sizes and makes. You can gift an attractive speaker to your important internal and external customer.
- Accessory Items: If you do not want to get into digital or technology items, you can select from a wide range of useful accessory items as well. From backpacks to pouches of various types and from fidget spinners to organizers, you have endless varieties of items that you can select, customize and gift your employees and clients. These accessories can again be used for personal as well as professional use.
- Perfumes, Incense and Sweets: this is a most cost effective and highly impressive as many people would love the idea od Perfumes and incenses. Add to this, a Sweet box will sweeten the entire package.
- Kitchen wear: Again, a time-tested gift which will be helpful to the office team. Especially couples and those newly married. Add to this, you can also think of given sweets along with Kitchen Wear.
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