Diwali also means the worship of Maha Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth and prosperity. A day of preparing a balance sheet of the whole year. Members of the business community close their previous year's books of accounts and open the New Year's accounts by performing a ceremony to worship Goddess Laxmi, to ascertain that good profits will be made in the following year.
On the Diwali day, we light deepaks and spread light outside, wear new clothes, exchange sweets, burst firecrackers and celebrate Diwali with great joy. With this outer celebrations, this is the day for taking stock of our life, removing the undesirable elements like anger, pride, jealousy, greed, animosity, etc. and to generally remove all forms of darkness around us. This is the day to analyse how many good and how many bad deeds we have done during the year and to resolve to do only good deeds in the New Year.
the accounts of our life and to forge ahead on the path of knowledge and
righteousness is the only true celebration of this occasion.