Diwali is the most celebrated and revered festival among the Hindus. This is the time when they give thanks for blessings received. They embody this through an epiphany of love and affection. During the festivities, goddess Lakshmi and god Ganesh are worshipped. Mother Lakshmi represents beauty, prosperity and wealth while Lord Ganesh is known as the lord of luck, remover of hardships and obstacles and success.
One thing that you might be thinking about is what to gift to your loved ones during this occasion. Gift giving must be given a lot of thought. One thing the people appreciate during Diwali is creativeness, anything that shows affection is a major plus. Other factors like age and personal preferences must be taken into consideration as well. Here are some great gift ideas during the Diwali festival:
These are also perfect for Diwali since these can be stored for a long time without going sour. This manifests bountiful harvest during the winter season.
This never goes out of style. Any festival is not complete without the presence of sweets so be prepared to give barfi, rasgulla, soan papdi and gulab jamun during the occasion. You can place these in decorative boxes adding your own creative touch.
These are types of traditional gifts that you can give in various sizes and designs. These show pieces representing Lakshmi are one of the most well known gifts during the Diwali festivities.
If you are feeling generous and can give diamonds as gifts, then the best gift ideas for these can be in the form of rings, necklaces and pendant to celebrate wealth and prosperity during the celebration. Bedazzle your loved ones with diamonds elegantly crafted in these pieces of jewelry.
Anything goes since the Diwali festival also symbolizes new beginning. You can spruce up your place with statues, figurines, metal lantern, wooden sculptures and wall hangings.
Diwali Gift Baskets
You can place a good combination of gifts mentioned above for the Diwali festival. You can place fruits, sweets and even little mementos to your friends, family and special someone. You can also add little gifts in there that was made especially by you. The options are really limitless, let your imagination wander and you will surely come up with something great.
Other awesome gifts during Diwali
Modern gifts such as gadgets can be given during Diwali. You may also give pooja items like office stationeries, gold gifts, diyas and pooja thali to please your loved ones. Books of great educational value, scented candles, crackers and paintings are perfect gift ideas as well.
Since we live in modern times, you can purchase most of the gift items on internet (I personally prefer Flipkart) and see what other amazing gifts you can bring during the festivities. You can even make some comparison as to the prices and deals that are offered during the Diwali festival. What is important is you can come up with a gift that will be truly appreciated by the recipient. Remember, it’s the thought that counts.