header image

Stories & Legends of Diwali

Stories & Legends of Diwali 2024

There are several popular legendary stories to explain the foundation of Diwali celebration.

Rama returns to Ayodhya

The fifteenth dark night of the month of Ashwin according to Hindu calendar is celebrated with great pomp and vigor by Hindus in India as well as Hindus living abroad. This is the day when in around 5000 B.C Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya. The entire kingdom of Ayodhya danced in happiness to get back their ideal King. This day is also known by the name of "Chopada-Puja".

All the information on this website - Indian Festival Diary - is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. Indian Festival Diary does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information you find on this website (Indian Festival Diary), is strictly at your own risk. Indian Festival Diary will not be liable for any losses and/or damages in connection with the use of our website. Read more...