Diwali

Diwali is the Hindu ‘Festival of Lights’
This festival is held in honour of Lakshmi, the Hindu Goddess of wealth and prosperity and Ganesh, the Hindu God of wisdom and good luck. Lights known as Diwas are burnt to make the Gods feel welcome.

Diwali celebrates the return of Rama and Sita, in a story known as ‘The Ramayana’.
Diwali is also celebrated by Sikhs.

The Diwali box contains artefacts in celebration of the festival that shows good conquering evil and light overcoming darkness.

Description

Contents of The Diwali Box –

  • Diwali Greetings Card
  • Wood Plaque of Rama
  • Wood Plaque of Sita
  • Large decorative Diwa
  • Colourful Cloth wall hanging of the Ramdarbar – the Gods of Diwali
  • Wooden Mask of Ganesh
  • Rangoli Stencil – to create colourful patterns on the floor
  • Rangoli Pattern Book
  • Shisha (mirror) decoration to reflect evil away and bring the good
  • Mehndi Pattern Book
  • Mehndi Stencil – for henna decorations on the hands
  • Dandiya Raas Sticks – for dancing
  • Ghungroo Bells – Ankle bells for dancing
  • Photograph pack depicting family Diwali celebrations
  • A Diwali Gift
  • Explanatory notes and pages to photocopy

£150.00 + VAT

*We cannot guarantee that every item listed will be included in the box as some items are subject to availability. Where this is the case we will substitute the unavailable item with a suitable replacement