Diwali is the most important festival and the tradition of lighting oil lamps or ‘diyas’ and candles is central to the celebration of Diwali. In India, preparations of Diwali, usually, begins soon after the completion of Navratri. On the day of Diwali, people decorate their houses with flowers, colors and embellishments. Here are some tips for your Diwali Shopping.
- Give an Ethnic or Festival look to your home with Diwali decorative items.
- Buy loads of sweets and chocolates to distribute to your friends, relatives & neighbors.
- With only your relatives and friends in mind do not forget yourself. Buy new clothes or Diwali ethnic dress for you and your family.
- Buy the lamps and ‘diyas’ (i.e. the small clay lamps) to decorate your house.
- Firecrackers have become traditionally part of the Diwali celebration.
- Puja Thali or platter, is a useful item for any home. It is a plate, usually made out of copper, steel, gold, silver or brass that is used to keep all those accessories that are required during rituals.
- Food serves an important part in the Diwali celebration. If you wish to give a Diwali feast or dinner, you can call everyone for dinner.
- In Diwali Shopping list after dress, women or ladies prefer ornaments.
- Some people prefer latest gadgets and energy saving home appliances in their diwali shopping list.
- Diwali Lantern or Hanging Lantern is vital and you must include in your diwali shopping list. When shopping for Diwali, electric lamps are unavoidable as it is festival of lights and various styles or shape bulbs are available.
Plan well your diwali festival and have an amazing diwali shopping. 2012 Diwali is on November 13 Tuesday. Have a safe and Happy Diwali.