|Bunty: I had good fun bursting crackers yesterday.|
Pappu: Yeah, it's good fun but I tried using an empty Kingfisher beer bottle for rocket but it simply refused to FLY.
|Many Deepavali festivals have come and gone. Yet the hearts of the vast majority are as dark as the night of the new moon. The house is lit with lamps, but the heart is full of the darkness of ignorance. O man! wake up from the slumber of ignorance. Realize the constant and eternal light of the soul which neither rises nor sets, through meditation and deep enquiry.|
Have a serene and blissful Diwali!
|May the warmth and splendor, that are a part of this auspicious festival, fill your life with happiness and bright cheer; and bring to you joy and prosperity, for the whole year.|
Warm wishes on this festival of Diwali!
|May Goddess Lakshmi step into your home and bring peace, contentment, happiness, good health and wealth in your life!|
Happy Diwali Greetings!
|May this festival of lights help you in attaining inner illumination!|
May the supreme light enlighten your understanding!
May you acquire the inexhaustible spiritual wealth of the inner-self!
May you prosper gloriously on the material as well as spiritual planes!
Wish you a blissful Diwali!
|May Goddess Lakshmi bestow you with opulence and prosperity;|
Lord Ganesha remove every obstacle from your life;
Lord Shiva bestow you with mercy and compassion;
Goddess Parvati give you love and devotion;
Lord Brahma give you wise speech;
And Lord Vishnu give you peace and truth!
Have a blessed and blissful Deepavali!
|You have no idea how much l like you;|
How much you make me smile;
How much l love talking to you:
Or how much l wish you were here!
I wish you were able to brighten my festivities on this festival of lights!
Missing you! Happy Diwali!
|"Bandi Chorr Divas" (Diwali of Sikhs)|
In Oct of 1619, Sufi saint Hajrat Mian Mir pressurized Emperor Jahangir to release Guru Hargobind Ji, who was held kept captive due to religious bigotry.
The Guru set forth a condition stating that he will embrace the independence only if 52 other Rajas imprisoned along with him are also freed. Jahangir relented grudgingly and ordained, "Let those rajahs be freed who can hold on to the Guru's coat tails and walk out of prison".
The Guru asked for a cloak with 52 tails, holding which all the Rajas got freed from Jahangir's detention, which later lead to Guru Hargobind's being decorated with the titled of "Bandi Chhor".
Post his release, when the Guru reached Amritsar on Diwali eve, the entire Harmandir Sahib was lit with hundreds of lamps to celebrate his return hence leading to the onset of "Bandi Chhor Divas" celebrations.
Happy Bandi Chorr Divas and warm wishes of Diwali!
|On this Diwali festival, may you be blessed with|
Hrithik's six pack body;
Salman's perennial youth;
Saif's eye for freshness;
Shah Rukh's sense of humour;
Aamir's dedication for excellence;
And Amitabh's continuous reigning success!
|On this auspicious festival of lights, I pray to God to give you|