Diwali, a triumph comes along when you hear it. It is celebrated across every nook and cranny of the world. Lights and diyas give meaning to Diwali. Diwali is not limited to the celebration of Lord Ram and Sita to Ayodhya after their 14 years of exile, but also the destruction of a demon, Mahisha by Mother Goddess Durga. Diwali is also considered the onset of New Year and arrival of harvest in India. Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and Lord Ganesh are worshipped.
The exchange of gifts has now become a part of the ritual, it is a gesture of love and affection. People visit friends and relatives, exchange gifts and so does every colleague. A good Gift is always appreciated and valued. Few of the fabulous online Diwali gift ideas are:
LIGHTS: since Diwali is a festival of lights, why not gift someone that brightness. Small beautiful diyas are beguiling, old oil lamps are aesthetic, lanterns are heavenly and scented candles are exquisite as well as nature friendly.
GANESH AND LAKSHMI IDOLS: Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, health and richness and Ganesh brings happiness and intellect. Therefore, gifting idols of Ganesh and Lakshmi would symbolize you are wishing them all the happiness, richness, success and prosperity in the world. Silver is comparatively affordable, it would be elegant and simultaneously meaningful.
FRUITS/ DRY FRUITS: sending a pack of fruits or dry fruits is never too old. It is wonderful to gift healthy stuff. Dry fruits can be preserved and enjoyed constantly. Organic matter is amongst the best Diwali gifts. A variety of fruit basket is always appeasing.
SWEETS: What can be more mouth-watering than sweets? Sweets bring joy in itself. Gifting someone simple and yet cheering can only be chocolates. Every age group is a fan of cakes, doughnuts and other desserts. You can send Diwali sweets to India.
ETHNIC APPARELS: no wardrobe is complete without ethnic wear. Rapport becomes stronger with a good present, so why not gift someone worth remembering every time they wear it.
HOME- FURNISHING ITEMS: after travelling to every country where do you find most peace? At your home. So lets gift some wall hanging clocks, decorative frameworks, tableware, crockery, bed-sheets, etc anything which adds more meaning to their houses. Any gift with a tied ribbon is much more pleasing, so not forget that.
PLANTS: an environment-friendly gift can never go wrong. Bamboo plants are getting every time go for gifts as they represent happiness, richness and long life. They grow fast and efficiently inside houses which is an extra point. Whether bamboo or not every plant is a perfect present.
HAND CUSTOMIZED GIFTS: one thing which can never go out of trend are hand customized gifts. Love drips from such gifts, these are always kept safe and cherished long. A personalized message card with a packed gift can do wonders.
TRAVEL TICKETS: if you are colleagues or their boss sponsoring journey can mean a lot to your co-workers. Everybody loves a vacation with their family. Children can also gift to their parents, as once you grow old finding lone time is arduous.
Gifting relatives during Diwali is the first thing which comes to mind, let us gift something to ourselves this year. Let’s pledge not to burst crackers, travel to old times when Diwali was as simple as a pack of happiness and celebrating with diyas, candles so that many more coming generations can enjoy the festivals together. Let us help the poor, provide them with the food you waste, provide them shelter with money you spend on articles you never use, gift them clothes you no longer want. It’s bootless for us but happiness for them. Let us give a day off to our maids, let us give sweets to every worker who takes pain for us. Let us help stray animals. A festival enjoyed together is a true festival.