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DIWALI : All You Need To Know (Infographic + Video)

diwali_tech18Diwali, the festival of lights, is a holiday happily celebrated all over India. Indians celebrate thisย as a start of new year. It is a holiday similar to that of Christmas for others. During this festival, we wearย new clothes, tidy our houses and decorate it with all kinds of lights, and lastly burn crackers (not recommended though).

The main purpose why I’m writing this post is to let my friends (who are residing on the other part of the world) understand why we celebrate Diwali and what does it actually mean to us.

What is DIWALI??

So let’s begin to know what is Diwali, how did it come into existence? Instead of me explaining with all myย lengthy sentences (not really ๐Ÿ˜‰ ), I stumbled upon the video below which actually narrates well the storyย behind Diwali :

How To Celebrate Diwali?

Now that we know the story behind Diwali, why not celebrate and bring some more happiness to our lives. Below is yet another video which describes how we celebrate Diwali :

Interesting Facts About Diwali!!

Before we begin to enjoy the festival of lights, let’s get to know a few of the interesting facts about Diwali:

Interesting Facts About Diwali Tech18_640

What’s Next?? โ†’ Diwali Shopping

This is one of the most exciting phase of any festival :D. According to a recent survey conducted by Cashkaro, 83% of respondents agreed to shop online during Diwali. Below is an infographic, which provides some insights on online shopping habits of Indian consumers:

Online Shopping Diwali Tech18 - Infographic


If you’re reading this, that means you’ve reached the “END of POST” :D. So will you celebrate Diwali? If yes, how?? Drop your answers in the comments section. Thanks for reading and HAPPY DIWALI ๐Ÿ™‚

Thumbnail Credit : Ranjith Loverose (Behance)

13 thoughts on “DIWALI : All You Need To Know (Infographic + Video)”

  1. Michelle Harris (@michelledh) says:

    This is fabulous, so many people do not know what Diwali is about – and its such a fabulous and interesting festival – I love to see the fun pictures people post. I didn’t realise about the shopping thing though too, thats very interesting!
    Thanks and Happy Diwali

    1. Sunil Jain says:

      Hello Michelle,

      I knew many of my friends don’t know about Diwali, so this was the right time for me write about this and let others also know about Diwali ๐Ÿ™‚

      Thanks for dropping by here and happy Diwali to you too ๐Ÿ˜€

  2. esta says:

    Awesome! I never knew about this holiday/celebration. Infographic is fantastic; very clean and clear; purchasing stats very interesting. GR8 job! esta

    1. Sunil Jain says:

      Hello Esta ๐Ÿ™‚

      I’m really glad that this post helped you in knowing the festival of lights โ†’ “Diwali”. Thanks for commenting.

      Happy Diwali ๐Ÿ˜€
      Your Golden Friend

  3. Diana Adams says:

    I learned a lot from reading this. Wow, it makes me wish we celebrated Diwali here in the States. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you for such a great post!

    1. Sunil Jain says:

      Hi Diana ๐Ÿ™‚
      I’ll definitely make sure we will celebrate this festival whenever I make it to US.

      Happy Diwali ๐Ÿ˜€

  4. Terri says:

    Wow, Sunil. This is a terrific post. For the past five years I’ve been on Twitter, I’ve heard Diwali referenced many times, but didn’t know what it entailed.

    Thanks for sharing this information with your international friends! We appreciate it!

    1. Sunil Jain says:

      Hello supermom ๐Ÿ™‚
      I’m able to come up with post only when I was actively listening to my friends, who had no idea about “Diwali”.

      Thanks for your valuable time ๐Ÿ˜€
      Happy Diwali !

  5. Kathy says:

    Hi Sunil – Thanks for enlightening us with this informative post about the history and celebration of Diwali (and infographics as well)! What a wonderful tradition…Happy Diwali Sunil! ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Sunil Jain says:

      Hello Kathy ๐Ÿ™‚

      So nice to you see you here, thanks for your valuable time and comment ๐Ÿ˜€
      Happy Diwali!

  6. Harsh Ajmera says:

    Thats great article Sunil. Thanks for sharing and enlightening everybody here.

  7. Singh says:


    Awesome infographics, i can find the complete information regarding diwali here.


  8. Arpit Roy says:

    Very descriptive Infographic. Even though I stumbled here post Diwali, I have no regrets as I really liked the Infographic. Cheers !

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