Deepavali celebration is mainly done by Tamil people in Sri Lanka , well in Indian Hindus this festival name is also known as “Diwali”, most of the time in here Sri Lankan Tamils and Hindus also known this festival in by using this name. This traditional celebration of Hinduism religion that believe the light came over the darkness which means good wins over the evil. There’s a custom that people lightning the little clay lamps over the way and everywhere with coconut or palm oil, these lighting of lamps there are for Goddess of “Lakshmi” represent the prosperity and richness according to in Hinduism believes.
There are many delightful traditional foods. Most of the time Hindu and Tamil people decorated their house premises with attractive and colorful “Kolam” decoration that beautifully spread over their house’s floor. This festival is consist with full of customs and traditional events they believe by lightning these lamps all the darkness of their life will vanished or expel. People were new cloths exchanging the gifts such things are doing and that times. And they went to Hindu temples involving the worship events regarding of this event of “Deepavali”. According to Hindu’s believe this festival represents and celebrate for the conquest of evil spirit named “Narakasura” that done by the Goddess named “Satyabhama” also known as a God “Krishna’s” companion. Also there’s another tale about for this celebration’s that believe God Rama defeat the evil daemon King named “Ravana”. There are so many tales and stories are from here in history about this celebration of “Deepavali”
This celebration is held on the period of months between October and November according to suggestions it is one of the greatest widespread and enthusiastically expected celebration among the Hindus and Tamil people in here Sri Lanka as well as in India. After the 20th day of this Diwali celebration there’s another festival celebration named “Dussehra”. Within this celebration are ongoing brothers and sisters neighbors, little children all the people are enjoying by lightning fireworks at the last day of Diwali celebration. Well if you are within this time in here Sri Lanka you too can experience this celebration of Deepavali in here Sri Lanka and enjoy the traditional produces.