September 29th, 2021 | Updated on June 25th, 2022
Diwali is the biggest Indian holiday. It is also called Deepavali. It lasts for five days in the month of Kartika and is marked with a lot of lighting. This year, it will start on 2nd November 2021 and the main festival day will be on 4th November.
Diwali is a festival celebrated every year by millions of Sikhs, Hindus and Jains across the world. The core message of this festival is light to triumph over darkness and goodness over evil.
This festival is held during the darkest time and is why a lot of lighting is needed. It is the season when days are shorter in some parts of the world, such as the northern hemisphere.
Since it happens on the darkest night, participants need company, proper lighting, sweets, and many festivities. This is why Diwali includes sharing delicious and sweet treats like syrup gulab jamun, barfi with family and friends.
They also create rangolis or intricate patterns using colored powder, flowers, and rice combined with plenty of lighting, including candles and fireworks.
The lights also reflect the religious side of Diwali. The main deity is Lakshmi. This is the deity of wealth, wellbeing and abundance.
The specific day to worship the goddess is during the new moon day, which is usually extremely dark. Verandas and walkways are lined up with diyas or oil lamps to invite the goddess into participants’ homes.
Diwali is one of the most important festivals for Hindus, and traditionally, businessmen consider it the beginning of the financial New Year.
People celebrate it differently depending on their location in India. However, it is a universal festival and signifies how hope overcomes despair. This year’s Diwali is expected to emphasize giving hope.
With that said, you can use some beautiful quotes, short messages and greetings available in English and Hindi to wish other people Happy Diwali. It is an easy way to light the world during the Diwali season. Here is how to send happy Diwali wishes in either Hindi or English:
How To Send Short Diwali Wishes
You should not be afraid of using common words like “Happy Diwali.” They sound too simple, but they are straightforward for everyone to understand. To sweeten your message, you can also include words such as “Sending lots of love and brilliant lights” or may “Wishing you the brightest and joyful Diwali.”
Besides, during Diwali, New Year is also celebrated, so you can send your friends and family New Year wishes. Some of the good messages you may include in New Year’s messages include, “May this New Year bring you and your family happiness and prosperity.”
Alternatively, you can use Hindi popular phrases such as “Subh Diwali” or the following greetings:
दीपावली की हार्दिक शुभकामनायें (Deepaavalee kee haardik shubhakaamanaaye)
शुभ दीपावली (Deepaavalee aap ko mubaarak ho)
दीपावली आप को मुबारक हो
Borrow Ideas From Celebrities For Diwali Wishes
If you want something longer to come up with a heartfelt message for someone far from you during this special festival, you can borrow ideas online.
Also, check what celebrities are posting on their walls, including actors and comedians. You can draw inspiration from Priyanka Chopra and Lily Singh.
Chopra posted a message where she told her fans that Diwali is the festival to celebrate the victory of light, good, and knowledge over darkness, evil and ignorance. She went ahead to send them best wishes to everyone and wished everyone the happiest Diwali. You can borrow ideas from her message to write a longer message.
Lily Singh posted on a light touch wishing everyone gets a chance to eat ladoo with the best texture. She also hoped that everyone enjoys this night when parents leave the lights on and do not mind wasting electricity.
✨Happy #Diwali! ✨ This festival of lights celebrates new beginnings, the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. This year it feels even more meaningful. #HappyDiwali pic.twitter.com/CGxGrqv3mP
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) November 14, 2020
Deepak Chopra, a doctor and self-help guru based in the US, posted that he hoped the awareness flame lightens everyone path and guide them to their evolution. He wrote “may the flame of awareness lighten up your path & guide your #evolution,” and also tweeted: “may the ever pervading lamp of awareness continue to brighten & guide your life.”
— Deepak Chopra (@DeepakChopra) November 2, 2013
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Short Diwali Wishes
1. Lamplight Every Moment Brought New Light Into Your Life, Just Wish For You This Diwali. Happy Diwali
2. May The Glow Of Joy, Prosperity And Happiness Illuminate Your Life And Your Home.
3. May The Light Of Diwali Fill Your Home With The Light Of Joy And Happiness.4. “May The Light Of Diya Direct You Towards
5. Happiness & Pleasure In Life!” Happy Diwali All Of You
6. May the lamps of Diwali brighten your life and Rangoli add more hues to your life. Have a Happy Diwali!
7. Wish you a happy Diwali and hope that every things around you get transformed from the darkness to happiness.
8. May the festival of light become more beautiful for you and family. All your new ventures get success and progress. Happy Diwali!
9. Let each diya you light bring a glow of happiness on your face and enlighten your soul. Happy Diwali!
10. May the Diwali lights brighten your life and Rangoli add more colours to it. Have a blessed Diwali!
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11. May happiness and contentment fill your life ! Wishing you a very happy Diwali.
12. May you have a glowing festival in every single way. Wish you a happy Diwali.
13. May Happiness and Contentment Fill Your life! Wish you a Happy Diwali.
14. Wishing you a prosperous and Happy Diwali full of happiness and smiles, feasts and festivities.
15. Life with you is like Diwali, so let’s promise to be together like this forever. Wish you a very Happy Diwali!
16. Warm wishes not only for a special occasion but for today and forever. Happy Diwali!
17. The lights glowing on Diwali inspire us to shine in our true spirit. May this glittering festival make you shine all the way. Wish you a great Diwali.
18. Wishing you a prosperous and Happy Diwali full of happiness and smiles, feasts and festivities.
19. Rejoice on this blessed occasion and spread sparkles of peace and goodwill. Have a Happy Diwali!