India Diwali Festival Gifts Ideas 2014
Diwali is the most important festival for the Hindus. Don’t miss this last-minute Guide to Good Gifting for Diwali.
Diwali is one of my favourite Indian festivals. Why, you ask? Think blingy lights, colourful decorations, yummy sweets and more importantly, tonnes and tonnes of gifts! It’s almost Diwali time and all that we are worried about right now is what gifts to buy for everyone. Diwali gifts are more about style, elegance and panache and most importantly about expressing the right emotions behind the gift. Some unique Diwali gifts to share with your loved ones to show gratitude to them are here for you.
The beautiful and lively tradition of lighting oil lamps or ‘diyas’ and candles is central to the celebration of Diwali, irrespective of which placed you are at. A beautiful gift by means of Diwali candles are the most appropriate for that ‘Festival of Lights.’ These are obtainable in assorted colours that will add beauty for your decor. A gift in the form of nicely decorated and coloured candles is a great option too. Nowadays, candles of numerous shapes, sizes, colours and fragrance can be found in the commercial arenas. These beautifully made Diwali candles and candle holders aren’t very expensive for you and yet make lovely presents for the friends and family members.
Handmade Diwali Greeting Cards
Anything that carries your own imagination, efforts and taste will be unique for that special one whom you will gift a handmade Diwali card! Give Diwali greetings a personal touch through these personalized Diwali cards. Handmade cards carry personal insignia holding your unique imagination and the message that how you can invest time and special efforts to hold the relationship with this card receiver
A gift in the form of a Lakshmi Statues during Diwali is recognized as a very auspicious gift. Hindus, all over the world worship Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, success and sweetness. Therefore, a gift in the form of a statue of Lakshmi during Diwali is recognized as auspicious. There are various Lakshmi statues and statues cast in brass along with other materials like clay to choose from, which can not only be a great addition to a Puja/prayer room, but can also beautifully, decorate any drawing room.
Shri Ganesh, worshipped together with Goddess Lakshmi during Diwali, is the lord of success and remover of obstacles. A gift of a Ganesh statue is always considered lucky and auspicious, and mainly so before the occasion of Diwali. There are multiple choices to choose from when it comes to the size, material and colour of the statues.
Gourmet Chocolate Hamper
Kids love chocolates and if you present them their favourite chocolate hamper they will be most pleased. You can combine some yummy chocolate with their favourite toy and other accessories to make it a beautiful hamper of interesting goodies. This is an easily accessible online Diwali gift for small kids.
If you have a book lover in your loved ones and family, you can gift them handmade book marks according to their taste. Tassel bookmarks, pom-pom bookmarks can be easily made from left out woolen threads.
Diyas for Diwali
Being the festival of lights, beautifully painted Diyas (earthen lamps) of spectacular designs are imperative for that occasion of Diwali. They also reflect like a strong symbol of fortune and therefore are believed to guide in prosperity to individual homes. So this Diwali, present your loved ones with a group of beautifully lighted diyas on Diwali. They’ll love it undoubtedly.
If you wish to give a useful gift you’ll be able to also gift someone handy things like dinner sets, tea sets, drinking glasses, bowls and much more.
Chocolates make an excellent Diwali gifts because they are sugary, delicious and full of mouth-watering fragrance. Kids, young people and elders most people are fascinated with chocolates. Basically chocolate recipes have very less number of sugar than any other rich sweets, for diabetic people sugar-free chocolates are also available which is a best treat on their behalf. Diwali chocolate boxes are best to share with friends and family in wide range and customized beautiful packages, which depicts the beautiful Indian tradition and Culture. Diwali chocolate packages are gaining increasingly more popularity day by day.
Diwali Gold Coins
As an auspicious symbol gold coins will also be a great gift to present our dear ones. These coins are carved with glittering pictures of Lakshmi and Ganesh embossed in gold plating having a decorative border. People place these coin while worshipping at night for prosperity in their family, to be able to welcome Goddess Lakshmi to seek divine blessing. Coins are symbol of love and prosperity in Diwali.