Diwali is the most cherished festival across the world. Commonly known as the festival of lights. The name Deepavali got its origin from Sanskrit, meaning “Rows of Deep”. Every year it falls on the day of ‘Amavasya’ or new moon.
Diwali is a festival for all; it increases the love in people, build strong relationships and develop the unity in people. The festival of lights is celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy, among Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and Sikhism. For Hindus, it is associated with the return of Lord Rama to Ayodhya, after his 14 years of exile and victory over the demon Ravana. There is a tradition of lighting oil lamps on Diwali that symbolises the triumph of good over evil and freedom from spiritual darkness.
The celebration of Diwali, begins at the end of the cropping season and heralds prosperity and happiness, is often associated with wealth and happiness. On Diwali people welcome goddess Lakshmi by drawing Rangoli and Paduka (footsteps) on the entrance that would allure goddess Laxmi to visit one’s home and bring prosperity along with her. On the Diwali evening, people worship Goddess Lakshmi-Ganesh Ji idols and take blessings from old ones.
The festival of Diwali starts with cleaning and decorating the houses. People paint their houses in bright colours and light earthen lamps (Diyas). Decorate doors, windows with colourful lights and beautiful flowers.
The tradition of painting and decorating the homes on Diwali is laid black. Doing this, make people happy and create positive environments in the society. People are following this tradition since ages, with the belief that the closeness of these lights turn away the darkness, which means the light of knowledge can overcome the profound sized ignorance.
The festival of lights- Diwali build brotherhood and unity among people. Also, hold great beliefs like the wine over good. That’s why Diwali is a famous festival in India and house decoration is the part of the celebration.
Home decor is an integral part of the Diwali. Well-decorated homes bring the prosperity and also attracts good fortune. Though decorating homes on Diwali with lights is common, but there are other unique things which you use to enlighten your home decor.
Try having vibrant colour candles, dry flowers, showpiece and rangoli of Ganesha idols to change the look of the house. Along with these, the best traditional home decor items which you can have to enlighten the homes are the Handicraft Items. The must-have Diwali craft wooden showpieces, brass statues, clay pots, Rajasthani puppets sets, and German-Silver Glass sets.
People use not only Indian handicrafts items because they add a personal touch to homes but also have magical powers to enlighten home decor. Handicraft items are unique and a more traditional way to give home a new charming look.
Indian Handicraft items offer high quality and more attention to the area. They may take you back in the time, reflect the history and sometimes they also reflect the modern age. They are stylish in themselves and shows the authenticity lies. Handicraft items are all the time saviour when we wish to enlighten our home decor or look for something out of the box to create a grand illusion.
Boontoon has the extensive collection of handcrafted items. And, when it comes to decorating homes on special occasions like Diwali, we offer the best-crafted articles like Meenakari Marble pillar watch set, Fiber Palm Buddha, Traditional Metal Sheet on Wooden Chowki with Meenakari Work and much. Our Diwali range of gifts is endless. With us, one can also send handmade Diwali gifts within India and abroad. Boontoon accepts bulk order also.