Nothing can match the festive spirit of Diwali, the most wonderful time of the year! So happy Dhanteras 2023 to our clients, friends & followers! To celebrate, here’s a greeting from our Senior Business Manager Priyanka Rastogi: “I wish you all a very happy and prosperous Diwali 2023!”
Here’s our top fantastic facts about Diwali!
The word Diwali means “the row of lighted lamps (diyas)” in Hindi
The festival signifies the victory of light over darkness
Traditional diyas (light lamps) used during Diwali are earthen lamps – these diyas are filled with ghee or oil, and a cotton wick is used to bear the flame
… And the diyas are left burning all night!
It’s a tradition to clean the house, making it spotless before entering the New Year
Did you know?
According to Hindu mythology, the Prince of Ayodhya, Lord Rama, returned home with his wife Mata Sita and brother Lakshmana on the auspicious occasion of Diwali.
They came back to Ayodhya after spending 14 years in exile and defeating the King of Lanka, Ravana. People of Ayodhya had celebrated their return with great enthusiasm by lighting rows of lamps and diyas.
The tradition has continued till date and is celebrated as the festival of Diwali.
Significance Of Diwali!
Diwali is the festival of lights which signifies the victory of good over evil and the eradication of dark shadows, negativity, and doubts from our lives.
It is a celebration of prosperity in which people give gifts to their loved ones.
The festival also sends the message of illuminating our inner selves with clarity and positivity.
P.S. When she’s not helping clients and candidates keep their recruitment process running with regular updates and quality, flexible solutions, she’s busy cooking the most delicious dishes on the planet! Head here to ‘MG Meet’ Priyanka and really get to know the person behind the position!