Give your kids, nieces & nephews a gift for Diwali - A jigsaw puzzle set themed around various days and sights during Diwali. Use it as a fun way to explain to younger ones the significance of each day of Diwali.
Made in USA to Order. Original Item. First ever box of Diwali Puzzles for Kids.
All puzzles are approximately 7.8 inches by 5.7 inches. Each puzzle has 20 pieces suitable for 4+ years old. Kid Friendly designed. Buy individually or as a set (recommended). Puzzle is available as a set of 5 or they are available as individual puzzles. Choose the appropriate "style".
Day 1: Dhanteras (Dhantrayodashi)
Date: The first day falls on the 13th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Kartik according to the Hindu calendar.
Significance: Dhanteras is dedicated to the goddess of wealth, Lakshmi, and Lord Kubera, the treasurer of wealth. It is believed that purchasing gold, silver, or utensils on this day brings prosperity and good luck. People clean and decorate their homes, light lamps and candles to welcome Goddess Lakshmi, and perform prayers and rituals to seek blessings for wealth and abundance.
Day 2: Choti Diwali (Narak Chaturdashi)
Date: This falls on the 14th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Kartik.
Significance: Choti Diwali is associated with the story of Lord Krishna and his victory over the demon Narakasura. It is believed that taking a ritual bath before sunrise on this day removes impurities and symbolizes the triumph of light over darkness. People also engage in community events, light lamps, and burst firecrackers.
Day 3: Diwali (Main Festival)
Date: Diwali, the main day of the festival, is celebrated on the Amavasya (new moon) of the month of Kartik.
Significance: This day marks the return of Lord Rama, his wife Sita, and his brother Lakshmana to Ayodhya after defeating the demon king Ravana. It is a celebration of their victory of good over evil. Homes are adorned with decorative lights, lamps, and rangoli designs. Families exchange gifts, enjoy festive meals, and engage in prayers and rituals. Fireworks displays are a common tradition.
Day 4: Govardhan Puja (Annakut)
Date: Govardhan Puja is observed on the first day of the bright fortnight (Shukla Paksha) in the month of Kartik.
Significance: Govardhan Puja is dedicated to Lord Krishna and commemorates the lifting of Govardhan Hill by Lord Krishna to protect the villagers from a storm. Devotees prepare a mountain of food offerings (Annakut) to symbolize this event. It is a day of gratitude for the bounties of nature and is celebrated with feasting, offerings, and rituals.
Day 5: Bhai Dooj (Yama Dwitiya)
Date: Bhai Dooj falls on the second day of the bright fortnight (Shukla Paksha) in the month of Kartik.
Significance: Bhai Dooj celebrates the bond between brothers and sisters. Sisters perform special rituals for the well-being of their brothers, applying tilak on their foreheads, exchanging gifts, and praying for their long and healthy lives. It symbolizes love, affection, and the strengthening of family ties.
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*Individual pieces within the set are available on request but only in bulk > 5 *