Diwali Celebrations

Billions of people around the world from the Indian subcontinent celebrate the annual festival of lights, Diwali. The festival symbolizes the victory of light over darkness. Diwali is celebrated in both intimate family gatherings and community events. eBay can help find the right gifts and decorations to make this Diwali special in the comforts of your home. 


Celebrate in Festive wear

Diwali is considered to be the start of the new year, so many people purchase new clothes and clean out their homes. People buy ethnic wear from the Indian subcontinent. You can also find ethnic accessories and footwear to complete your look. 


Festive Home Decorations

The celebration usually lasts five days during which lights or diyas are lit to signify triumph of light over darkness and good over evil. People also decorate homes with rangolis. Intricate patterns made from colored powder, rice or flowers, on the floor of their homes. Decorate your home with handicrafts from India to make the festival special. 


Diwali Sweets and Gifts

Food is a major part of Diwali celebrations. Sweets and savory are prepared or exchanged in family gatherings and community events. Kids enjoy chocolates as gifts, while the dry fruits as a gift is also a healthier tradition. 


Spices for Diwali Feast

No celebration is complete without a wholesome feast to end the celebration. Find exotic spices from the Indian subcontinent and recipe books to help prepare a tasty Diwali feast.