How To Enjoy The Gift Giving Tradition This Diwali

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To understand the gift giving tradition of Diwali- one needs to understand what Diwali is all about. It’s a festival of light & sound- a festival of celebration of good over evil. Lightings, crackers & gifts are what symbolises it. It follows the celebration of Laxmi puja- a festival for prosperity & well-being. So to spread love & happiness among your near & dear ones & to immerse yourself in the jovial warmth, gifts are a must.

It’s really easy to get gifts for such occasions nowadays online. A gift ordering site like Floristxpress can give you the exclusive range of Diwali gifts-flowers, cakes, designer cakes, dry fruits, chocolates bouquet, fresh fruits, greeting cards, soft toys, gift pack combos, fruit champagne, various types of sweets, statues, etc. You can even get huge discounts & offers online & get the convenience of buying from home anytime, from anywhere in the world along with free delivery. So save on time & money while you buy exclusive products to give your friends & family a lovely surprise.

Of course, keeping with the trends of the time along with tradition is very important. As saving the environment has become a serious issue in today’s world, you can celebrate Green Diwali in an eco-friendly manner. An online gift buying site like Floristxpress can help you celebrate a Green Diwali with dry fruits & other environment-friendly products.


So in this gift giving celebration & festivities, what are the occasions when it is appropriate for gift giving? Well here’s a list that might help-


It’s on 27th October, 2016 on a Thursday. The name itself symbolises celebration of wealth & prosperity- ‘Dhan’ means wealth & ‘Teras’ means the date 13th. This occasion is where you should definitely get a gift, cause it is literally the first day of the 5 days long Diwali festival.

Narak Chaturdashi

Also known as Choti Diwali, it falls on 29th October, 2016 on a Saturday. It is considered same as Kali Chaudas. A night, which is about celebration of victory of Krishna, Satyabama & Kali over the demon, Narakasura, is all about giving gifts to your loved ones.


Then finally on 30th October, 2016 on Sunday comes the Big Day of celebration, Diwali itself. Make sure that of all these days, this day is when you spend the lion’s share of you budget, that you have kept for buying gifts.

Bhai Dhooj

Another major festival celebrated throughout India. It falls on 1st November, 2016 on Tuesday. ‘Bhai’ means brother & ‘Dhooj’ means two days after the new moon. The auspicious festival is celebrated between brothers and sisters to strengthen the bond of love they share. On this day sisters put tilak on their brother’s forehead and pray for their long life. Numerous Bhai Dooj gifts starting from assorted chocolates, to gift combos, to mugs, to customized greeting cards, etc are available from online gift buying sites like the Floristxpress.

So stop worrying about getting gifts this festive season & order online to make this Diwali a memorable one for your loved ones & yourself.