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A Blissful Deepavali with a Bounty of Gifts

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Ashish Phanse

Diwali, also called Deepavali, is the Indian festival of lights. It is an important and much celebrated festival in India. Most Indians celebrate the home coming of Lord Rama after a fourteen year exile in the forests. They light an array of lamps to commemorate this occasion. The word deep means clay lamp and avali means an array. The celebration of the festival signifies the victory of good over evil within oneself. The word Diwali is actually a corruption of the Sanskrit term Deepavali. Today it is celebrated by Sikhs, Jains, Hindus, and even some Buddhists all around the globe.

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Actually, Diwali is celebrated over a period of five days in many parts of India. These days include Dhanteras, Naraka Chadurdashi, Lakshmi Puja, Govardhana Puja, and Bhai Duj. Most of these days are celebrated with much gaiety and fervour with traditional customs and manners. On these days, people exchange greetings and gifts between themselves and their beloved family members, relatives, and friends to commemorate the festival. A wide variety of Diwali gifts are available online as well as in the markets. Let us take a peek into what is available to celebrate Diwali with an array of gifts. Sweets On this occasion people gift sweets that are available in traditional Indian sweets stores. These sweets like mithais, pedas, barfi, rass gulla, gulab jamun, kaju rolls, pista rolls, and many others are conveniently available. Puja Thalis An assortment of Puja thalis is available in the market. These puja thalis come along with the necessary puja objects such as aggarbathi, clay or brass lamp, rice, sindoor, kapoor, and other traditional items. Dry Fruits An assortment of dry fruits is available for this day. Dry fruits like raisins, pistachios cashew nuts, almonds, and walnuts are extremely popular. Candles and Diyas Colourful candles and a variety of colourful hand painted diyas are also available. These are extremely popular especially with women as they light up the candles and diyas and place them around the house. Decor Items A collection of home decor items are available as gift items in the market. These items not only showcase the Indian traditions, but also reflect contemporary designs and have high aesthetic value. On the whole, these make a great gift item. Jewellery Jewellery is a much sought after item in India during Diwali. They comprise of various traditional patterns and designs. Purchasing jewellery is considered extremely auspicious, especially on Dhanteras and Lakshmi Puja. Apparel A few days before Diwali, it is considered very customary to buy new sets of clothes. Families throng markets to purchase new clothes for their children and themselves. It is also considered very traditional to gift people and other children with new clothes and traditional garments. Gift Hampers Gift hampers are getting extremely popular for Diwali. Gift hampers are an assortment of gifts that are put together and presented as a hamper. Childrens gift hampers are very popular as many children usually like more than one gift at the same time. Flowers Flowers are catching up as a new way to celebrate Diwali. Actually, traditional flowers like marigold and roses are in high demand, but other flowers comprising of bouquets are only recently catching up as a gift item for Diwali. Corporate Gifts The business and mercantile community also celebrates Diwali by distributing a range of corporate gifts such as diaries, pens, mugs, watches, mobiles, wallets, brassware, candle holders, photo frames, coffee makers, and the like. Review The Internet also offers a great range of Diwali gifts to celebrate the festival. A number of online stores have come up that provide individuals with the comfort of ordering gifts from ones very own comfort zone such as an office or ones residence. The popular website www.infibeam.com also provides a variety of gifting options that one can choose from. So, go ahead and get the best gift for the ones who are so dear to you! Gifts to India

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A Blissful Deepavali with a Bounty of Gifts

By Rachels Saxon

To explain and illuminate this information, first we need to understand what happens to us when we leave the earth plane. When we die our physical body dies, but our astral body lives on and this body which is our spiritual essence goes onto an astral plane that is very close to the earth or physical plane. There are many unseen realms all around us which include departed souls and also spirit beings that have never walked the earth. In fact billions of spirit forms exists all around us, most of us are blissfully unaware of this due to our sixth sense being undeveloped.

A psychic medium will for the purposes of a reading, raise his or her frequency or vibration using their minds, they will raise their consciousness up into the higher realms where the vibrations on the astral plane hold the mind and personalities of the departed souls. The medium then opens the communication lines and channels the information through for the sitter. I must add that this for experienced mediums can act in the blink of an eye. Sometimes prior to a psychic medium reading the spirit linked to the sitter will come through and make contact the night before to the medium.

The information which comes through is then called an evidential reading, this is where the medium seeks to reassure the sitter that they have in fact contacted a friend or relative who now resides on the astral plane following death. The sort of information which would effect this would be things like shared memories, information about the persons character, their physical appearance, items which are known for a particular memory or time, anything which is clear and defines that connection has been made. Good psychic mediums can usually bring the names through too.

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The medium is able to communicate with the mind of the deceased to prove to the sitter that they have not died and that they simply live on without a physical shell as yet never proven by science! The personality of the departed person survives it is simply the physical shell that dies as is the law of the life death cycle.

If you are experiencing a psychic medium reading but have requested not to receive information about lost loved ones then the reader shall simply use their spirit guides and possibly other guides to answer your questions. A good psychic medium will tune into your energy and know what your main concern is and what is most pressing for you at that time though it is very important not to be blocked, to try and test the reader as this will simply stop the flow of information and you may be in the position of having a reading which didnt connect.

Most companies who are worth their salt will place you with a different reader should you experience a non connection. I would also strongly urge that you let the information flow to you and listen to it. If you do not like what is coming forth, it will be the truth if it is coming from spirit side who are there to help us on the mortal plain, you must look within and be strong if an unsavoury truth is to be faced and not blame the reader!

About the Author: Rachel Saxon writes for the metaphysical industry and is a Reiki Master. Highly Recommended

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