Another name of Varanasi is the “land of gods” and here Diwali celebrates in a very special way. You’ll be blown away by the fireworks stepping into each corner of the town. Diwali mainly celebrates on the banks of the Ganges river. The ghat of the river Ganges decorates with millions of lamps because it is popularly believed that on this day all the devotees come to bathe in the river Ganges.
Here we are going to tell you about the ways of celebrating Diwali in diverse destination in India and if you would like to take part in the festival, here is the list of top places to visit during Diwali festival in India.
Diwali in Goa, celebrates with two special works, due to which Diwali here is unique. The first one is the Narakasura ritual and the second is gambling. The focus of Diwali celebrates on the destruction of Narakasura. People believe that on this day Lord Krishna killed a demon named Narakasura.
For this reason, a competition to create an effigy of Narakasura is held here. The competition sees who builds the largest and scariest effigy. Then those effigies are lit at first light on Narakasura Chaturdashi. Apart from this, special gambling also organize in the famous casinos of Goa on Diwali.
Just as the Golden Temple of Amritsar is famous all over the world, Diwali there is also world-famous. The view of Diwali in Amritsar is not seen anywhere else in India. Here on Diwali the Golden Temple decorates with millions of diyas and colorful lights. The Golden Temple looks very beautiful after the decoration of Diwali.
Diwali holds a special significance for Sikhs as people believe in Sikhism that on this day, their sixth Guru Shri Hargobindji came from imprisonment. For this reason, Diwali celebrates in Amritsar with great pomp and show.