Diwali is one of the most important and grandest festivals of the Republic of India. The festival of lights is celebrated with a lot of festive fervour, zeal and enthusiasm. In fact, on the global platform, most people identify Diwali with India. Not only is it celebrated on a large scale in our country, Diwali is celebrated with paralleled fervour in majority of countries outside of India.
This year, Diwali falls on October 27. While Diwali is about celebration and lights, sweets and crackers, another integral feature of this joyous festival is shopping! From shopping for new clothes- ethnic and fusion, gadgets, jewellery and gifts for loved ones, this festival is a powerhouse of energy!
Five Days of Diwali
The festival of Diwali is a mark of triumph of good over evil, of purity and of bringing light into the lives of people around us. The grand festival of Diwali is celebrated with utmost enthusiasm for a period of five days.
Dhanteras officially marks the new financial year for Hindus. This day is synonymous with wealth and prosperity.
This auspicious day is also known as Naraka Chaturdarshi, the colossal demon Narakasura was killed by Lord Krishna on this day. In the southern part of India, this day is celebrated as the main Diwali day.
This is the main day of the 5 day festival. Observed on the new moon of Kartik, it was on this day that Lord Ram returned along with Sita and Lakshman to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile after defeating the emperor of Lanka, Raavan.
This is the fourth day of Diwali. Also known and celebrated as Pratipada, Annakut or Balipadyami across the country, this day is all about feasting and gorging on home made delicacy.
According to mythological legends, it was on this day that Lord Krishna lifted the hefty mountain Govardhan on his little finger to rescue the villagers from the torrential downpour. Also known as Annakut which means the mountain of food, people prepare Prasad and offer it to temples as an offering and a mark of this festival.
Also known as Bhai Dooj, this day is the fifth and final day of the grand festival of Diwali. This beautiful and auspicious day sweetly celebrates the lovely bond between a brother and a sister. Brothers and sisters exchange gifts as their token of love for each other.
Diwali and Online Shopping
One of the most exciting things about the festival of Diwali is the amazing shopping offers! With online shopping being the trend these days, people prefer shopping for new clothes for Diwali, gadgets, gifts and the likes online.
Peachmode always aims at bringing to you premium quality apparels and accessories, décor and living at best suitable prices. With a fresh addition of home and décor collection, lovely partywear and handcrafted clutches, enchanting and ornate jewellery collection along with our extensive ethnic and fusion wear, Diwali shopping will be a blast at Peachmode this year!!
Also, if you are looking for that perfect Diwali gift for your friends, loved ones, family or to revamp your house, Peachmode is the right place for you!
For all you lovely brothers and sisters out there, show your care and love for your siblings this Bhai Bheej by shopping for the most fashionable outfits and accessories at Peachmode.
We also have the most enchanting Diwali collection of sarees- Diwali collection of traditional silk sarees, Diwali festival sarees, latest designer sarees and Diwali fancy sarees. From your card and Diwali cocktail parties to your puja ceremonies- we have a saree fit for all themes.
While we believe being fashion forward and modishly draped at all times is a good thing, festivals like Diwali need for us to bring out our traditional best!! Ethnic wear is the best way to bask in the essence of this festival of lights. So this Diwali, let’s bring home the tradition!! Get the best Diwali dresses online at Peachmode and celebrate Diwali, Dil Se!
Watch out this space for some interesting tips on how to do up your home traditionally this Diwali. And look out for the best Diwali offers on ethnic wear, kids wear, décor and accessories on Peachmode starting very soon! Happy Diwali shopping!