Deepavali – Celebrate the Festival of Lights in Malaysia
Festivals are some of the best times that we have during a year. These special days help us create memories and have wonderful times with our near and dear ones no matter where we are. Deepavali – the Hindu festival of lights is around the corner and if you are in Malaysia, then you can make it even more special. Malaysia is a melting pot of different cultures and religions where you can soak up and enjoy every festival in its own unique way. Talking of Deepavali in this beautiful country, read on to know everything you need to and make it super-special this year.
Deepavali is a Hindu festival that is observed on the day before the new moon of the seventh month of Kartik in the Hindu calendar. The day also marks the victory of good over evil as Lord Rama came back to this very day with Sita, after fourteen long years of exile and vanquishing the demon king Ravana. Although Malaysia has a sizeable Hindu population that makes it a major festival in the country, you can see people of different races and communities participating in all the fun-filled celebrations elevating it to as one of the major national festivals. With coupons from Paylesser Malaysia, you can discover amazing deals to make the festival all the more special.
Common Practices for the Festival of Lights
This festival is celebrated by observing several practices observed by the members of the Hindu community in their homes. People start spring cleaning their homes at least seven days before the main day and decorate their homes in every possible manner. Earthen or metal lamps filled with oil are placed in different areas of the home and are lit on an auspicious day. Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped on that day with religious fervor and gaiety. Hindus in the country also rise and bathe early and head to temples with offerings of fruits and sweets. Temples are also lit up with lamps and decorated with flowers with make it a spectacular sight. Special sweet and savory treats are prepared in Hindu households because celebrations are certainly incomplete without food! If you are in the Malaysian capital city of Kuala Lumpur, then you can witness local Indians gearing up for the festivities at Little India Brickfields, where you can spot them shopping for various items. You can also check out the Deepavali Sale at Lazada to buy all that you need for this festival.
Shopping Extravaganza in Malaysia
Every festival is incomplete without shopping. Apart from buying traditional items that are an important part of this festival, you can also splurge and indulge in a shopping extravaganza for yourself and your home. Right from buying new traditional clothes, to lamps, home décor, furniture, gadgets, home appliances, etc. you can bring home everything at unbelievable prices through various Diwali Deals in Malaysia. Colorful strings of lights, lamps of various kinds, ‘kolam’ which is colored rice powder used to make designs and motifs on the floors for decoration purposes, etc. can all be bought at exceptionally low prices.
Deepavali is certainly one of the best times that you can visit Malaysia. Even if you are here at this time of the year by coincidence, make sure you make the most of it by being a part of wonderful celebrations throughout the country. Needless to say, this is also one of the best times that you can shop for yourself and your home if you stay in Malaysia. Head to any of the numerous online and offline stores and bring home the best deals to light up your home this Deepavali!