The Significance Of Fire crackers In Diwali
Diwali festival of India symbolizes the victory of the good over evil and firecrackers adds the festive glow. Diwali is celebrated in every corner of the country and even all around the globe. The rows of lighted earthen lamps glows in each house and on the streets. Diwali is a festival with the custom of offering prayers to the gods and goddess of wealth exchange sweets and burst firecrackers.
There are several traditions and legends connected with the Diwali festival and each legend is a convention to offer prayers. Every simple rituals of Diwali festival have a significance and a story to narrate. Diwali is a five day festival, wherein some traditions allow the burst of firecrackers all the five days, in some traditions on the second day of the Diwali festival the firecrackers are burnt as it ties in with the recognition of overcoming demons.
Firecrackers have a special importance during Diwali celebrations as they are burnt as a festivity or as a sign of thanks to the gods for blessing the earth with health, wealth, wisdom and peace. The custom of bursting firecrackers lights up the sky with a dazzle of lights as the firecrackers are the integral element of Diwali celebrations.
Fireworks light up the night sky in the spirit of the celebration. Fireworks plays the significant role in Diwali festival that increases the charm among all age-groups. Especially kids and youngsters become delighted and overjoyed by witnessing the sparkles in the sky. Diwali celebration is incomplete and can’t even imagine without fireworks burst.
The lightening of homes with earthen lights and the burst of firecrackers in the sky is an expression of obeisance to the heavens for the attainment of health, wealth, knowledge, peace and prosperity. It is believed that the sounds of firecrackers are an indication of the joy of the people living on earth, making the gods aware of their plentiful state. And there is also a scientific base is that the smoke produced by the fire crackers destroy insects and mosquitoes, after heavy rains.
Every human being of all ages from kids to older people enjoys the fireworks like twinkling Anars, furious Rockets, vibrant Sparklers, cyclonic Ground Discs (phirki). One can hear the crackers go off and see the sparklers being waved by children and adults alike.