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6 unique ways to celebrate the festival of Diwali this year

Diwali Celebration Ideas: Opt for new ways of Diwali celebration as we made a list of top six unusual ideas in which you can enjoy the festivity!

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New Delhi Published on: October 30, 2018 23:20 IST
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6 unique ways to celebrate the festival of Diwali this year

One festival which is everyone's favourite is undoubtedly Diwali. This festival is the most significant one for all Hindu followers credited to its enriching history related to epic Ramayana.

Just to tell you all, Diwali is also known as the festival of lights and colourful decorations. People adorn their homes with lights, decorate with fancy show-pieces and worship gods and goddesses on the night of the festival. In this festival, sweets also play an essential part. People exchange box of Indian sweets and chocolates as token of love and cheerfulness.

But without repeating every year's practices, this time we'd ask you to ditch them and opt for new ways of celebration this Diwali festival. So, while we say that celebrate the festival in unique ways, we also made a list of top six unusual ideas in which you can enjoy the festivity!

Start by making mithaais at home

As mentioned, a festival with literally incomplete without the variety of sweets. Sweets being an important part of any Indian festival, should be taken care of prior to any other thing. But what's new in buying couple of mithaai boxes and gifting them? Why don't you try making sweets at home? Begin with simple recipes like coconut laddoos, malai sandesh, and pedas.

Tip: You can look up for tutorial videos for easy mithaai recipes on YouTube.

Arrange special firework show

The tradition of Diwali fireworks is just once in a year experience where you get to see beautiful sparkle of colours. But get creative with this tradition as well. Instead of burning crackers on the streets, arrange a special firework show to surprise all your family members and friends. Seeing a sparkling sky will be a much more delightful and mesmerizing festival experience.

Plant a sapling

With today's rising level of air pollution, if you still choose to fire crackers or arrange yourself a firework show, then commit to plant a sapling as well. This is important to balance the nature around us. So, plant more-and-more trees and get associated with the greater good of mankind this Diwali festival.

Celebrate not just with your loved ones

We celebrate every festival with our loved ones but never thought of people we are not in blood relations with. So this Diwali, celebrate the festivity and spread the happiness among people who least experience it. Visit an old age home or an orphanage, surprise them, gift them a token of love, and see how contended your own festival becomes!

Paint your hands in mehendi

As per Indian tradition, mehendi is one of the important practices to experiene cheerfulness. Many Indian women apply mehendi on their hands which looks amazingly beautiful. Various mehendi designs, different colour tones is what makes the festival look complete for women.

Be the child again and draw rangolis

While we all decorate our homes on the occasion of Diwali, don't you forget making colourful rangolis on the floor. Rangolis make the homes look more beautiful.

So, these are the unique ways to celebrate this year's Diwali.

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