What-When-Where: Diwali Customs
Contrary to what most of us think, Diwali lasts a whole 5 days. Truth being, its significance is different all over the country.
A day before Diwali comes the festival of Dhanteras to welcome Goddess Lakshmi. Most of us invest in silver and gold or even buy a new cooking range for the kitchen, and light diyas in the evening.