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7th November 2018
Wishing all readers a very happy, healthy and safe Diwali
Diwali - The Festival of Inner Purnima on Outer Amavasya

Dr KK Aggarwal, Recipient of Padma Shri

Diwali is celebrated on the day of Amavasya, but the festival is symbolized by inner happiness, lighting or Purnima.

In mythology, the moon is symbolized as cool positive thoughts.

Purnima is marked by positive thoughts, whereas amavasya is predominantly marked by negatives thoughts as during Amavasya. Since, there is darkness all around, Amavasya is usually considered inauspicious. Diwali, however, is the only day in a year where one experiences positive thoughts on the day of Amavasya. Hence, it is believed that the festival of Diwali denotes inner Purnima and outer Amavasya. more

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Heart Care Foundation of India wishes its readers a very happy Diwali
We wish all our readers a very happy, healthy, safe, and prosperous Diwali. This day is celebrated on the day of Amavasya and is symbolized by inner happiness, lighting, or Purnima. Diwali celebrations also coincide with the terminal phase of Chaturmas, the four months of negative state of mind.

In Hindu spiritual Yagna, the process starts from first day of Navratri on Amavasya and ends up on Diwali, again on Amavasya. The first 10 days involve intense spiritual practice and the rest 20 days entails receiving its benefits.

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