Then – We used to go to our kin with our mother and father taking reward wrapped presents for them and amassing candies and sweets from them.
Now – We go to our buddies’ card events’ celebrations and dieticians provide you with festive particular keto food plan plans so that you don’t put up the additional kilos when you indulge within the celebratory candy preparations.
Then – In colleges we used to put in writing essays on Diwali – the competition of lights with typically a binding sentence – indulging in consuming and betting will not be good on this auspicious event and needs to be prevented.
Now- Getting collectively for drinks and taking part in playing cards is the brand new approach to socialize. Actually, the brand new norm. It’s fulfilling and with the elevated buying energy to us, taking successful of few grands in your pocket doesn’t harm when you’re getting time in return.
Then- Bursting crackers was the essence of Diwali celebrations.
Now – Environmental inexperienced Diwali is trending in every single place (though crackers have nonetheless not been totally eradicated regardless of being banned). Its #GreenandnoisefreeDiwali.
Then – Mother used to wake us up early on the weekends and we did the cleansing of the whole home. Getting the whole home white-washed simply few weeks earlier than Diwali was typically a nightmare however an important pre-requisite for Diwali.
Now – We e-book the deep cleansing providers from City Clap to make the home festive-ready.
The aim stays the identical to cleanse the environment and elevate the spirits for us to welcome the goddess Lakshmi.
We have now developed alot over the past 20 years and so has the type of celebrating our festivals. Nonetheless, the spirit of this competition stays the identical. The pooja custom stays intact bringing collectively the relations again from their busy work schedules…the flower and rangoli decor at properties on this event stays the identical (now simply extra trendier with designs), we nonetheless costume up in Indian ethnic put on, purchase gold on Dhan teras and trade items.
Irrespective of how we evolve additional with the upcoming generations, nurturing the roots will preserve the festive spirit at all times shining vivid just like the Diwali diya (together with the flickering lights) Completely happy festivities!
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