Known as the Hindu Festival of Lights, Diwali symbolizes victory of light over darkness. It is celebrated every autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and lasts for five days. All celebrate the festival by lighting candles and diyas at their homes. Diyas are oil lamps brightly illuminated in the joy of Lord Ram returning to Ayodhya, as per the Hindu Mythology.
Day 1 is celebrated as Dhanteras. Day 2 is celebrated as Choti Diwali. The following day is celebrated as Diwali, along with Laxmi Puja. Next day is marked by Govardhan Puja, with the final day being celebrated as Bhai-duj. Every single day of this festival is full of lights and happiness.