What happens on each day of Diwali?
The first day: October 27, 2019
– The first day of Diwali, Dhanteras, is dedicated to prosperity.
The Goddess Lakshmi is believed to have emerged from the churning ocean on the day with a special ritual and will see most people buy gold and gamble.
The second day: October 28
– The second day of Diwali is Naraka Chaturdasi and commemorates when Lord Krishna and the Goddess Kali destroyed the demon Narakasura.
People will burn demon effigies in celebration.