There is no denying that Diwali in 2020 is not the same as in previous years. But, let’s not minimize the festive spirit and make beautiful memories even by staying at the home. Diwali is the time when everyone celebrates the victory of light over darkness with their loved ones. Beautiful rangolis, sparkling diyas, twinkling lights and delicious dishes are the parts of the Diwali celebration. While celebrating Diwali this year we must not forget to take some precautions to stay safe. Here are 6 great ideas for celebrating safe Diwali during the pandemic.
1. Celebrate Diwali with Your Family
As pandemic has limited the social gatherings during the festival but it can’t stop you from celebrating Diwali with your family. No festival is complete without the family. So, this Diwali, spend some quality time with your family by lighting diyas in the house, shooting fireworks in the sky and more. Avoid going outside in social gatherings in this way you can keep yourself and your loved ones safe.
2. Connect with Relatives & Friends Through a Video Call
Working from home for so long has made us realize that distance doesn’t matter if you want to see someone face to face. Now, you can use all this knowledge for your Diwali celebration. Celebrate Diwali with your friends and relatives on the video call. You can even make a group video call so all your friends or relatives are connected at the same time.
3. Wear Traditional Outfit
Diwali is the time when everyone gets dressed up in the traditional attire and click pictures to post on their social media accounts. Get some stunning Indian outfit along with jewellery to make this Diwali more happening. Women can go for saree, salwar suit or lehenga while men can purchase kurtas or sherwani. At last, complete your Diwali look with a matching mask. Don’t worry if you are away from your friends or relatives, you can create groups and share your pictures over there.
4. Pray to Deities
Thanking Goddess Lakshmi and God Ganesh for all the blessings is the most important part of the Diwali celebration. You can pray to the deities for the prosperity and good health of your family.
5. Clean Your House
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, cleaning has become more important than ever. Cleaning the house during Diwali is the thing which everybody is following for years. But this year you need to be much more precautious about the cleaning like disinfecting the surfaces, door knobs and others. Make sure that no corner of the house is left dirty.
6. Shop Online
Going out for shopping this time can be risky but thanks to the online shopping websites you can purchase anything from the comfort of your home. The Indian online shopping websites not just save your time but also give you a variety of offers and discounts during Diwali. Here you can purchase anything right from the Pooja essentials to Diwali decorative items. Also, you can purchase lovely gifts for your loved ones at reasonable prices.
So, this Diwali stay at your home and practice social distancing! Take all the necessary precautions so you and your loved ones are away from the risk of any infection. May the festival of light Diwali bring good health, happiness and prosperity to your home.