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Significance of Deepavali / Diwali

Deepaavali significance

Firstly, on dwaadashi it is called neeru tumbuva habba (to segregate water). 

Secondly, Dhana trayodashi (Dhanteras), is the day when Sri Hari takes the avataara as Sri Dhanvantari (Sri Vaidyo Narayana Hari - Sri Hari take avataara of a physician). On this day, Sri Dhanvantari brings 'Amruta' (during the saagara manthana). 

During the third day, that is on chaturdashi, Sri Krishna kills the raakshasa Narakaasura. That's why the name Sri Naraka Chaturdashi. 

On fourth day, that is on 'amaavaasya' (new moon) day, Sri Mahalakshmi pooja is done. 

The fifth and final day is on 'paadya'. On this day, Sri Hari in his Sri Vaamana avataara keeps the third foot on Sri Bali Chakravarti head. This is the reason this day is called as 'Bali Paadyami'. 

Let us all pray to our Sri Guru to show the right path. To get the right and correct lessons through out our life. We should always pray to Sri Mukhyaprana Devaru (Sri Hanuman) to show us the way of bhakti towards Sri Raama. 

Let us thanks to Sri Mahalakshmi Devi who has showered blessings through out our life. 

Finally, let us pray to Sri Bhagavan Sri Hari / Sri Raama / Sri Krishna to give us mukti / moksha. 

Sri Gurubhyo namaha
Sri Mukhyapraana Devaaya namaha 
Sri MahAlaksmi Sri Krishnaaya namaha. 

Happy Deepaavali to one and all.


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