10 reasons why we celebrate diwali

There are 10 different reasons to celebrate diwali

Diwali celebrates Goddess Lakshmi's marriage to Lord Vishnu

According to the Ramayana  Lord Ram, his wife Sita, and brother Lakshman returned to Ayodhya

The Diwali marks when the Pandav brothers came home after the great war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas

Lord Vishnu reincarnated as Vamana Avatar and deceived the evil king into handing over all of his wealth.

Lord Vishnu's victory against the evil king Narakasura

Kali Puja is observed on Diwali in Eastern India, particularly in West Bengal

In the Sikh religion, Diwali commemorates the occasion of Guru Hargobind's liberation by Mughal emperor Jehangir

Jainism commemorates Diwali to mark the anniversary of Mahavira's soul finally entering Nirvana

The Diwali festival marks the beginning of the new year in various western Indian states like Gujarat

The enlightenment of Swami Dayanand Saraswati