According to mythology, the gods gather at the Ganga River at this time.
People light up their homes 2-3 days prior to the festival and gifts are exchanged between friends and families.
What to Wear on Diwali? Lord Rama came back to Ayodhya after spending 14 years in the forest.
Places include Malaysia, Singapore, Pondicherry, Sri Lanka, etc.
Among these the fifth and the tenth month are the wedding season and aadi is a non-wedding season but is special for Hindu god festival celebrations.
Its believed that on Diwali day, they welcomed Lord Rama, who was coming back to Ayodhya from his Vanavaas.