Life is like Rangoli. With all the diligence we draw our life, without knowing when it may whither away.
This year 2020 has been year of deaths and suffering across the globe. From health to physical discomfort to financial hardship or lowered living standards, almost every one has suffered. It is a reminder that our careful plans are at the mercy of uncertainty.
Let’s hope and wish that suffering would be over soon.
आदि लक्ष्मि नमस्तेऽस्तु परब्रह्म स्वरूपिणि। यशो देहि धनं देहि सर्व कामांश्च देहि मे।।
शुभ दीपोत्सव !!!
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Happy Diwali is a loose term which does not translate the true greeting but it is fast overtaking the original greeting “Shubh Deepawali”. The correct translation is “Let it be an auspicious Deepawali” but practice and convenience takes over. Any how, the intentions remain the same and words do not matter beyond a point. Therefore to all those who read this:
Yesterday was Diwali. It also marks beginning of new Calender Year Samvat 2069. An annual celebration interpreted differently, by different sections of people. Mythological stories have become irrelevant with passage of time and therefore need no mention. However the fact remains that it is economically the single largest event in India which is awaited by all businesses alike. Professionals are not much affected except Chartered Accountants and Doctors.
What it means to be Diwali
To begin with Diwali is a celebration of cleanliness, decoration and shopping. It coincides with harvesting of crop which brings purchasing power to farmers. The preparation starts months in advance with re-painting of house, redecoration of house, new curtains or furniture or even utensils, depending upon the availability of time and befall of prosperity. With deep pockets it is nothing less than the famous Indian Wedding. Apart from shopping spree it also have many more activities. Continue reading →