How to Celebrate Diwali or Deepavali: Dates, Significance, Wishes, and WhatsApp Messages

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During the festival of Dipavali, People light up their houses and business outlets. Lord Ganesh is worshipped for prosperity and welfare while Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped for wealth and wisdom. This pageant commonly falls within the month of November or October and is widely known to mark the comeback of Lord Rama from 14 years of exile.


In many regions of the country, this festival is widely known for 5 consecutive days. Undoubtedly, it’s far the maximum well-known Indian festival that’s appeared as a celebration of life. It is observed on the 15th day of the 8th month (the month of Kartik) in India’s calendar. The day is an Amavasya or ‘new moon day’In some regions of the country, this festival denotes the start of the New Year.

Deepavali is a 5-day festival

  • DhanterasDwadashi – The 1st day of the diwali resembles the arrival of the new financial year for most of the Indian businesses. The business class people worships The Goddess Lakshmi for wealth.
  • Choti DiwaliTrayodashi) -The 2nd day of diwali is resembles the day of cleansing and decorating their homes. People take baths and wear new clean clothes.
  • Diwali and Lakshmi PujaAmavasya -The 3rd day of diwali is the day of the new moon. It is the official day of the Deepavali celebration and pooja.
  • Govardhan PujaPratipada – The 4th day of diwali is the Kartika Shudda Padyami dedicated to the love between husband and wife and  Many businesses open new accounts on this day as it is considered auspicious.
  • Bhai-DoojDwitiya -The 5th day, the final day of the festival is celebrated as Bhai-DoojDwitiya the love between sisters and brothers.

Deepavali Holidays From 2021 to 2028

Diwali 20221Thursday04 November
Diwali 2022Monday24 October
Diwali 2023Sunday12 November
Diwali 2024Friday01 November
Diwali 2025Tuesday21 October
Diwali 2026Sunday08 November
Diwali 2027Friday29 October
Diwali 2028Tuesday17 October

How is Deepavali/Diwali Celebrated?


As cited earlier, the Deepavali festival lasts for 5 days. Houses and stores might be wiped clean and adorned with small clay lamps lit with oil or with electric-powered lights. People distribute sweets. Fairs might be organized in lots of villages and towns. The festival is celebrated on different dates in different regions of the country as the traditional lunar calendars may be interpreted differently in various regions. For instance, in Tamil Nadu, people celebrate Deepavali in Aippasi, a Tamil month.

Deepavali/Diwali Wishes and WhatsApp Messages

“Have a blessed Diwali”.

“Have a fun and festive Diwali”!

Have a happy and safe Diwali”.

May Lakshmi recognize you this year”.

“Wishing you a bright and joyous Diwali”.

“Wishing you warmth and love this Diwali”.

“Wishing you love and laughter this Diwali”.

“Wishing you the sweetest gifts this Diwali”.

“May all your dreams come true this Diwali”.

“May light triumph over darkness this year”.

“May all of your wishes come true this Diwali”.

“May your Diwali be peaceful and prosperous”.

“Wishing you wealth and wisdom this Diwali”.

Wishing you exponential blessings this Diwali”.

“This Diwali may good forever triumph over evil”.

“Sweet wishes for Diwali and the rest of the year”.

“May your Diwali be full of fun and good fortune”.

Light the candles and may your Diwali be divine!”

“May your Diwali bring peace and love to your life”

 “Wishing you a fortuitous year ahead of this Diwali”.

“May Deepavali’s light brighten your days this Diwali”.

“May Diwali cast out all the darkness plaguing your life”.

“May this year bring smiles as bright as the Diwali lights”.

“Wishing you an abundance of love and riches this Diwali”.

“May the lamps of Diwali glow long into the year for you”.

“Hoping your Diwali brings health, wealth, and happiness”.

“May the Diwali fireworks bring joy and beauty to your life”.

“May Diwali burns out your problems and brighten your life”.

May light always guide your way this Diwali and all year long”.

“May your festival of light celebrations be fun, safe, and spiritual”.

“May your Diwali be free from darkness and abundant with light”.

“May Diwali light the way for a year full of wisdom, truth, love, and joy”.

“May your Diwali be as sweet as the candy you consume to celebrate it”.

“Praying knowledge triumphs over ignorance this Diwali and the rest of the year”.

“May Lakshmi bless you with the wealth to overcome your electric bill after the Diwali lights!”

May Diwali brighten your life “.

“Wishing you a Diwali full of joy and prosperity”.

May the bright colors of Diwali illuminate your life “.

“Praying the Diwali lights to burn out your troubles.”

Wishing you the greatest of fortunes this new year “.

Sending you warm wishes and bright light this Diwali “.

Let your life be as bright and colorful as the Rangoli “.

Let lamps guide your family to prosperity this Diwali “.

Let love and hope light up your darkest days this year “.

“May your life light up like the Diwali fireworks this year”.

May the diyas’ lights guide you to joy and love this year”.

Wishing you the most vibrant Diwali and prosperous new year “.

Let your love be the light that overtakes the shadows this Diwali “.

May your light never burn out this Diwali and the rest of the year “.

Wishing you bright lights to make your biggest dreams come true “.

May Diwali be a reminder that shadows pass, but the light remains “.

Wishing your Diwali and life to be abundant with joy, light, and love “.

May Diwali bring light, sweetness, and success to you and your family “.

May your light brighten the darkness this Diwali and the rest of the year “.

May good triumph over evil, love over hate, joy over despair this Diwali and all year long “.

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