Oct

05

Modern Founding Of Rotisserie

A fantasy sport (also known less commonly as rotisserie or roto) is a type of game, often played using the Internet, where participants assemble imaginary or virtual teams of real players of a professional sport. These teams compete based on the statistical performance of those players in actual games. This performance is converted into points that are compiled and totaled according to a roster selected by each fantasy team’s manager. These point systems can be simple enough to be manually calculated by a “league commissioner” who coordinates and manages the overall league, or points can be compiled and calculated using computers tracking actual results of the professional sport. In fantasy sports, team owners draft, trade […]

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Oct

05

The Federal Government Is Yet To Pass Ruling On Daily Fantasy Sports

Suspicious Therefore, it is entirely up to the states to decide how they wish to regulate it. While states are the final authority, they do not know how to regulate it. Obviously, daily fantasy sports are a lot less like gambling but more close to full-on sports betting, which is legal only in Las Vegas. But it is a lot more like gambling than traditional betting, particularly because of the luck factor. So what steps should the state take? For a while, they did not do anything. But in October 2015, things changed. The U.S. Justice Department and the FBI started an investigation into FanDuel and DraftKings to determine whether […]

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Oct

05

Fantasy Sports Statistics

The fantasy sports industry is not short on cash, raking an annual revenue of $1.5 billion. Advertising is a major source of that revenue. It makes sense because advertising helps attract an audience. Collectively, both DraftKings and FanDuel spent 90% of their prize money just to attract players to the game. But players are not the only thing Fantasy Sports companies have got going on for them. Media outlets like Disney, Google, ESPN, and CBS are major corporate partners in the leagues. As far as investors go, they have the National Hockey League (NHL), the National Football League (NFL), and Major League Baseball (MLB), who has invested about $300 million […]

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Oct

05

Adult Men Playing Fantasy Sports

Who gets to play? In North America alone, a total of 56 million are involved in the game. 18% of those players are teenagers. Adult men playing fantasy sports account for about 19% and 9% are women. Players are based on income levels. Players that earn more than $50,000 account for 16% of the players, while only 10% of players with lesser incomes participate in the game. The point being is that fantasy sports get people going. Actual vs. Fantasy Sports Real life or traditional sports usually occur over an entire season. For example, if you and your friends draft teams in September, then you would not be able to […]

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Oct

05

First things first, what are fantasy sports?

To understand the concept of fantasy sports, it is important to first understand plain-old fantasy sports, because they have been around for a longer time. A fantasy sport is a game where the participants assemble imaginary teams (it could be on paper, or using baseball or basketball cards) using real players from a different professional sports team. So, for a fantasy English Premier League team (soccer), you could have one defender from Aston Villa, a goalkeeper from Manchester United, and a mid-fielder from Liverpool FC, etc. Everyone else in your league does exactly the same thing, and then your teams compete against each other. So, how do you decide who […]

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Oct

05

Fantasy Sports. Have You Heard About It?

Fantasy sports. Have you heard about it? You might have, given its popularity. Millions of people play it every day. Though popular, there is always someone in your room or circle of friends who has no idea what it is or how it works. But what is it exactly? If you feel that it is an extension of real sporting events, then you are correct. More specifically, it goes somewhere along the lines of selecting virtual players, forming a team, participating in games, and then judging those players on how they are performing, both in the virtual arena and the real one. It started off as a simple game that […]

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Oct

05

Permanently Connected And Consuming Sport

Being permanently connected and consuming sport via different devices not only increases the overall aspect of virtual socialization, but also allows the leagues, clubs, media, sponsors and data providers to engage with fans in many different ways. Nevertheless, are fantasy sports games a fan engagement tool? The following points prove this hypothesis: Overall fanbase growth – The fact that fans can follow different sports/leagues/matches at the same time, and compete and interact with their friends, colleagues or random players from all around the globe, increases their overall interest in more sports, competitions and players, which is a very positive sign for the real-life leagues. Big data & stats optimization – It is […]

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Oct

05

Overview Of Different Platforms

The overall purpose of this table above is to provide an overview of different platforms, but obviously the presented overview does not attempt to rank the best platforms or most used platforms, nor does it include several platforms like FanDuel, DraftKings, or Dream11 that require an initial entry fee. If we compare this overview with the results of the pilot research regarding fantasy sports games, and considering that the majority of the replies (approx. 70%) came from Europe, the data below just confirms that football and Fantasy Premier League are dominating over there. Fan engagement tool Now, with a clear idea of what fantasy sports games are, it is important to return to the […]

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Oct

05

Brief data comparison

The fantasy sports games boom started with American football, but soon it hit different sports as well. What are the most popular fantasy sports nowadays? According to the website Wordatlas.com, football (soccer) has more than 4 billion fans around the globe, followed by cricket (2.5 billion) and field hockey (2 billion). Interestingly, basketball is seventh, baseball eighth, and both American football and ice hockey (two very common fantasy sports games) are not even in the top 10. The overview of the most popular fantasy sports is slightly different. According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA), on the other side of the Atlantic, the most famous fantasy sports are American football, […]

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Oct

05

The official definition of fantasy sports games

Origin & basics concepts of fantasy sports games The official definition of fantasy sports games has already been mentioned above, but if you are still wondering what this is all about, imagine a group of friends or random people that are competing within their own mini-league. The competition is based on selecting different real-life players from various teams and seeing how they perform and amass different stats like goals or assists and turning these stats into points. These real-life players can be transferred or exchanged and, in some sports (like Fantasy Premier League for example), even made captain to score double the points. The winner of each mini-league is the […]

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Oct

05

The Omnipresence Of Games

Definition of games Having a university background in cultural management, a fairly big part of the study was dedicated to cultural history and the work of Dutch cultural historian Johan Huizinga. It was Huizinga that stated in his publication from 1938, Homo Ludens, that “games were a primary condition of the generation of human cultures because the playing of games is older than culture, for culture, however inadequately defined, always presupposes human society, and animals have not waited for man to teach them their playing”. The importance of games can be witnessed in many different spheres of our lives, irrespective of whether we are children, students or top managers, and according to Huizinga’s theory, […]

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Oct

05

The Phenomenon Of Fantasy Sports

The phenomenon of fantasy sports could be very surprising for non-consumers of such an activity, but have you ever been caught in the middle of a conversation like this? Which team do you want to win this game? “I don’t know, but the away goalkeeper should keep a clean sheet and the home striker should score at least once because I got them in my fantasy team”. This reply seems to be accurate as the followers of fantasy sports often do not care about the final outcome of the game, their focus is solely on the individual performance of several players from one or both teams. According to the Cambridge […]

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Oct

05

Value Creation to Sports Leagues

Daily fantasy sports’ rise has completely changed the way consumers absorb sports content. In daily fantasy sports, every second of every game counts regardless of who is playing and what the score is. As a result, fans consume 40% more sports content across all media once they start playing (according to FanDuel). Additionally, they want to watch more “out of market” games as they cease to care as much about their local teams as they do about their fantasy teams (hence the rise of offerings like NFL Sunday Ticket by DriecTV and NFL RedZone). They also want to see the results as they happen, so they watch live games until […]

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Oct

05

Daily Fantasy Competitions

Through daily fantasy competitions, DraftKings is changing the way sports fans consume content. Bud Selig, the former commissioner of Major League Baseball, once warned about the legalization of sports betting and its impact on sports viewership. In a statement submitted to federal court in 2012, he wrote: “Players would not be viewed by fans as exceptionally skilled and talented competitors but as mere assets to be exploited for fast money”. One year later, the MLB became the first major sports league to enter the daily fantasy business when it purchased a small stake in DraftKings in 2013 (the NBA followed shortly after with an investment in rival FanDuel). DraftKings recently secured […]

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Oct

05

The 21st Century, So To Define “Fantasy Sports”

What Are Fantasy Sports? Right out of the gate, to avoid confusion, the term manager will describe a person participating in a fantasy sport while a player will describe the professional athletes whose performance you are following. It’s the 21st century, so to define “fantasy sports”, let’s take to the internet, specifically everyone’s favorite research starting point –  A fantasy sport is a type of online game where participants assemble imaginary or virtual teams of real players of a professional sport. These teams compete based on the statistical performance of those players’ players in actual games. This performance is converted into points that are compiled and totaled according to a roster selected by each […]

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Oct

05

The More-Common Leagues

With the proliferation of the Internet, many other fantasy sports grew in popularity worldwide. In addition to the more-common leagues involving team sports such as basketball and ice hockey, fantasy leagues that focused on individual sports such as golf and auto racing sprang up in the late 20th century. Although fantasy sports originated in the United States, they caught on in other countries too, particularly Canada and the United Kingdom, with fantasy hockey predominant in the former country and fantasy football (soccer) the most-popular game in the latter (primarily leagues that involve players from England’s Premier League). Other fantasy sports that caught on around the globe include tennis, cricket, and Australian rules. Fantasy sports have become big business, with the industry […]

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Oct

05

Greater Oakland Professional Pigskin Prognosticators League

Fantasy Gridiron Football Fantasy gridiron football emerged in 1962 when Bill Winkenbach, then part owner of the Oakland football team, gathered with some friends in a New York City hotel, and together they created the first fantasy football league, which was dubbed the GOPPPL (Greater Oakland Professional Pigskin Prognosticators League). The original concept was simple. The league members would “draft” actual (NFL) and American Football League (a rival professional football organization that merged with the NFL in 1970) players to their fantasy franchises, and, on the basis of the actual performance of those players in games, the members would accrue points and compete against each other. The standard yearly fantasy football league consists of 10 or […]

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Oct

05

The Greatest Statistical Production

Fantasy sport, also called rotisserie sport or roto, any of a number of games that permit a person to play either a virtual game or a virtual season of a sport. In fantasy sports, the fans pose as both general manager and field manager of their team, building a roster through a draft and trades and making lineups in pursuit of the greatest statistical production. The two most-prominent fantasy sports in the U.S.—where the majority of fantasy sports are played—are fantasy baseball and fantasy gridiron. Fantasy Baseball The first sport to be utilized for fantasy purposes was baseball, which is ideally suited to the principles of the game with its detailed yet accessible scorecards and its long […]

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Oct

05

Allowed Under Federal Law

Is fantasy sports legal? The. Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, which Congress passed in 2006, specifically says fantasy sports are allowed under federal law because they are classified as a card game. The only caveat is that players may not bet on the outcome of a single game or the performance of a single player. But fantasy sports are banned in five states — Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Montana and Washington. The Fantasy Sports Trade Association is lobbying to change the laws in those states. Are there regulations? Right now there really is no government authority that oversees fantasy sports, the way gambling regulators oversee sports betting in Nevada. The recent […]

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Oct

05

How The Real Athletes Do On The Field?

Most people have heard of fantasy sports, and millions play it. But let’s be honest: Odds are someone in the room with you right now has no idea what it really is or how it works. Something about putting together virtual teams based on real players — and then judging the performance of those fantasy teams based on how the real athletes do on the field? Exactly. It began as a fun game played among friends. But today it’s a multi billion business on real, live sports. Many of the same corporate interests involved in pro-sports have gotten on the fantasy bandwagon (Time Warner, which owns CNN, has invested in FanDuel […]

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Oct

05

Winning Potential

Since Teen Patti what we at  seven jackpots feel is a game of chance and skill, the winning potential can be broken down to what cards you are holding for the round. However, only up to a certain point in the game, what cards you hold will actually matter, then the art of bluffing comes into play and determine how much you can win, no matter what cards you hold. Cards Odds Frequency Probability High Card 0.34:1 16440 74.39% Pair 4.90:1 3744 16.94% Three of a Kind 424.00:1 52 0.24% Straight/Sequence 26.69:1 720 3.26% Flush 19.16:1 10.96 4.96% Straight Flush 459.52 48 0.22% This game requires skill and wit along with […]

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Oct

05

THE BASICS OF TEEN PATTI

Teen Patti is an Indian game born from the streets of the country and is played with 52 cards. It originated from the English game of ‘Three Card Brag’ and has close ties to the game of Poker. Hence, even though Teen Patti is a game of medium chance (just like  Blackjack it does require some sort of skill as well. This card game even though starts out simple, has many variations which are played all over the country, however, the simple and original version of the game is what you will find online. The game of Teen Patti has gained immense popularity in the country through the years due […]

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Oct

05

WHERE CAN YOU PLAY ONLINE 3 PATTI FOR MONEY?

There are many many online casino operators where you can play Teen Patti for money. What we at Seven Jackpots wish to do is to narrow that search down by giving you a list of the most trusted websites where you can play the game for cash. All you would be required to do is have a smartphone with a good internet connection from Reliance, Jio or Airtel. If you do not have a smartphone, visit either of these websites, start playing with real money and you can own the phone you always wanted by winning BIG! When you visit either of these websites, all you have to do is […]

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Oct

05

WHAT IS ONLINE TEEN PATTI?

Online Teen Patti as we had mentioned before is a whole different ball game when compared to the regular game you play with people at parties. The game has more depth and ensures you have control over a number of factors which you do not have when you play the land-based game. 3 Patti when played online opens up new doors which helps you learn how to play teen patti enhance your skill and if you are already a professional player, gives you a chance to play with the best in the country and all over the world as well. There are so many advantages of playing Teen Patti online rather […]

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Oct

05

TEEN PATTI – INDIAS #1 CARD GAME

Teen Patti or Three Cards in its literal translation from Hindi is easily one of the top 3 card games which are played in the country. This game has found its root in the Indian subcontinent, much like many other card games. However, the game does come forth as a variation of the English game ‘Three Card Brag’ and has close ties to Poker as well. The game is played traditionally in get-togethers or functions where there is often betting involved. Even though the game of Teen Patti is a game based on chance just like,andar bahar, and hence, it requires a certain skill to understand the game, and moreover, understand the players, […]

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Oct

05

All players put in a pre-determined amount into the pot

Five cards are distributed to each player. In this version, a player can make three types of “virtual” wild/joker cards: Kiss: A numerically sequential pair is considered a single virtual wild card; e.g., A,2 or 8,9 or J,Q – but K,A isn’t considered wild. Miss: A pair missing the card that would form a sequence is considered a single virtual wild card; e.g., A,3 or 8,10 or J,K – but K,2 isn’t considered wild. Bliss: A pair having two same-numbered cards (regardless of suit or colour) is considered a single virtual wild card; e.g., 8,8 or A,A. A player can make any combination of the above three as a part […]

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Oct

05

Players are allowed to change their hand

A complete hand is dealt to each player and, usually before (or after, but not both) betting, players are allowed to change their hand by discarding unwanted cards and being dealt new ones. Players may have to “purchase”/”buy” the new cards by putting a prearranged amount into the pot for each new card. Another version of draw allows players up to three chances to buy and change their hand, one card at a time, in the first three rounds of betting. High-low split In traditional teen patti games, the player with the best traditional hand wins the whole pot. Lowball variations award the pot to the lowest hand. High-low split games are […]

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Oct

05

Variations of Teen Patti

Teen patti has many variant versions. A combination of variations may be played simultaneously. Best-of-four Each player is dealt four cards from which they must make the best possible three-card hand. Lowball (mufliss] Similar to lowball in poker, the rankings of the card combinations are reversed: The least ranking combination has the highest rank and vice versa. Example: If A-Q-3 and A-K-2 are compared in normal game A-K-2 is the winner <both have A but K is higher than Q> but in lowball A-Q-3 is the winner <both have A but Q is lower than K>. 3-2-5 is the best hand in this game Wild draw The dealer pulls out […]

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Oct

05

Probabilities various ranking combinations

The probabilities of the various ranking combinations are described below. All these probabilities are described for 52-card teen patti, without the two Joker cards. In Joker versions, the probabilities change widely, most importantly for pairs. There are 52 cards in the deck. The sequence in which the cards are dealt does not matter, it is the combination of the three cards that matters. The total number of combinations of any elements, taken r at a time, from a set of n elements is given by the combination formula nCvar>r (COMBIN(n,r) in Microsoft Excel and compatible spreadsheet ). Thus, the total number of three-card hands, from a deck of 52 cards, is calculated by the formula 52C3 = 22,100. […]

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Oct

05

The categories are ranked as follows

Three of a kind (trio) Three of the same cards. Three aces are the highest and three twos are the lowest trio. Straight flush (pure sequence) Three consecutive cards of the same suit. The order of ranking from highest (defined by highest card in the sequence) to lowest is:A-2-3, A-K-Q, K-Q-J, Q-J-10, and so on down to 4-3-2. A wraparound (K-A-2) is not considered a straight flush, but is a valid flush. Straight (sequence) Three consecutive cards not all in the same suit. A straight is also referred as a round or sequence. The highest to lowest ranking is (as with straight flushes): A-2-3, A-K-Q, K-Q-J, Q-J-10 and so on down […]

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Oct

05

Types of Show

The betting will go on like this until one of two things happens: All but one player pack. The sole remaining player wins the money in the pot, regardless of what cards he or she holds. All but two players pack. In this case, during his or her turn, one player pays for a “show”. At this point, both players’ cards are exposed and compared and the higher-ranking hand wins the pot. The following are the rules for a “show”: Seen player can ask for a show with blind player for four times the current bet. If both players are seen then either may ask for a show by paying […]

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Oct

05

No-Limit Betting Structure

A game played with a no-limit betting structure allows each player to raise the bet by any amount. When somebody plays blind, he has not seen his cards and places his bet by guessing the strength of his card combination and of other players. He should place a higher bet if he has faith in his luck and his card combination will be stronger than other players. If somebody wants to play it safe and not take risks, he should place bet for a smaller amount. Anybody can choose to see their cards at any time and then place a bet (when it’s their turn) depending on how strong he thinks his […]

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Oct

05

Fixed-Limit Betting Structure

In a game played with a fixed-limit betting structure, the maximum raise amount generally equals the last bet amount (current level of bet). Thus, the maximum raise amount is equal to the call amount, and the maximum bet is double that of the last bet. A game played with a spread-limit betting structure allows a player to raise any amount within a specified maximum (subject to other betting rules). For example, a game with a “$1000 spread-limit” allows each player to call and then raise up to a maximum of $1000. A simpler approach is to bet up to a maximum amount equal to the spread-limit. So in the above example, the maximum bet […]

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Oct

05

Blind Bet

A blind or blind bet is usually a forced bet placed into the pot by one or more players before the deal begins, in a way that simulates bets made during play. The most common use of blinds as a betting structure calls for two blinds: the player after the dealer blinds about half of what would be a normal bet (small blind), and the next player blinds what would be a whole bet (big blind). This two-blind structure, sometimes with antes, is the dominating structure of play. Sometimes only one blind (half or whole bet) is used (often informally by the dealer as a “price of winning” the previous […]

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Oct

05

Loose versus tight play

Loose and tight in teen patti refer to a player’s general tendency to play hands beyond the first round or to fold them quickly. There is no commonly accepted threshold in terms of a ratio or percentage of hands played, but a “tight” player will often choose to fold weaker hands, while a “loose” player will bet on more of these hands and thus play more hands to the showdown. There is usually an ante or boot amount put on the table (the pot). This ante may be in the form of an equal amount put by each player, or a single larger amount put by one player (usually on a rotation […]

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Oct

03

Diwali Celebrations Last

Diwali is also known as Deepavali, Dipavali, Dewali, Deepawali, or the Festival of Lights. It is celebrated in October or November each year. Diwali celebrations can last for about five days. What Do People Do? Millions of Hindus around the world celebrate Diwali with gift exchanges, fireworks and festive meals. The Diwali celebration in India takes place when the monsoon season ends and the weather is mild and pleasant. People try to pay off their old debts, make or buy new clothes and thoroughly clean their houses as part of the festival preparations. House exteriors are whitewashed and sometimes decorated with designs drawn in white rice flour and filled in […]

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Oct

03

When Is The Festival?

This year, Diwali begins on Sunday 27 October on the Gregorian calendar. Watch more The festival typically lasts for four to five days and coincides with the new moon on the Hindu lunisolar calendar, called amavasya. The new moon is the first lunar phase, which is when the moon and the sun have the same ecliptic longitude. Amavasya is known as the “darkest night” among Hindus, and is regarded as a powerful force for both good and evil. Diwali is preceded by Navaratri, another Hindu festival that is observed every autumn over the course of nine nights. Navaratri also symbolises the triumph of good over evil and commemorates the Hindu deity […]

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Oct

03

Diwali, The Festival Of Lights, Is A Religious Observance

Diwali, the festival of lights, is a religious observance commemorated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and some Buddhists around the world. Every autumn, the observance sees millions of people attend firework displays, prayer services and festive events in celebration of the occasion. While Diwali holds significance for a variety of reasons, one of the core themes of the festival, as symbolised by the prevalence lights, is the triumph of good over evil. Here is everything you need to know about Diwali: What is Diwali? Diwali, also known as Deepavali or Dipavali, comes from the Sanksrit word dipavali meaning “row or series of lights”. Rajnish Kashyap, general secretary and director of Hindu Council UK, explains that […]

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Oct

03

Diwali Literally Means A Row Of Lights

The time of Diwali is one of the most festive and beautiful times of the year. Diwali literally means a row of Lights. It is a time filled with light and love; a time when Indians all over the world rejoice. It is the darkest night of the darkest period, yet it is a celebration of light! Diwali is heralded as the triumph of good over evil. The meaning of Diwali, its symbols and rituals, and the reasons for celebration are innumerable. Diwali celebrates Lord Rama’s glorious and long awaited return to his kingdom of Ayodhya after his fourteen years of exile in the forests. It commemorates Lord Krishna’s victory […]

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Oct

03

The Spiritual Significance of Diwali

All of the simple rituals of Diwali have a significance and a story behind them. Homes are illuminated with lights, and firecrackers fill the skies as an expression of respect to the heavens for the attainment of health, wealth, knowledge, peace, and prosperity. According to one belief, the sound of firecrackers indicates the joy of the people living on earth, making the gods aware of their plentiful state. Still another possible reason has a more scientific basis: the fumes produced by the firecrackers kill or repel many insects, including mosquitoes, which are plentiful after the rains. Beyond the lights, gambling, and fun, Diwali is also a time to reflect on […]

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Oct

03

Diwali, Also Spelled Divali

Diwali, also spelled Divali, one of the major religious festivals in Hinduism, lasting for five days from the 13th day of the dark half of the lunar month Ashvina to the second day of the light half of Karttika. (The corresponding dates in the Gregorian calendar usually fall in late October and November.) The name is derived from the Sanskrit term dipavali, meaning “row of lights,” which are lit on the new-moon night to invite the presence of Laksmi, the goddess of wealth. In Bengal, however, the goddess Kali is worshipped, and in north India the Festival also celebrates the return of Rama, Sita, Lakshmana, and Hanuman to the city of Ayohya, where Rama’s rule of righteousness would commence. The third day of Diwali […]

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Oct

03

The Four Days of Diwali

Each day of Diwali has its own tale to tell. The first day of the festival, Naraka Chaturdasi marks the vanquishing of the demon Naraka by Lord Khrisna and his wife Satyabhama.  Amavasya, the second day of Deepawali, marks the worship of Lakshmi when she is in her most benevolent mood, fulfilling the wishes of her devotees. Amavasya also tells the story of Lord Vishnu, who, in his dwarf incarnation, vanquished the tyrant Bali and banished him to hell. Bali is allowed to return to earth once a year to light millions of lamps and dispel darkness and ignorance while spreading the radiance of love and wisdom. It is on the third day of Deepawali, Kartika Shudda Padyami, that Bali […]

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Oct

03

The Origins of Diwali

Deepawali, Deepavali, or Diwali is the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It is the festival of lights: deep means “light” and avali “a row” to become “a row of lights.” Diwali is marked by four days of celebration, which literally illuminates the country with its brilliance and dazzles people with its joy. The Diwali festival occurs in late October or early November. It falls on the 15th day of the Hindu month of Kartik, so it varies every year. Each of the four days in the festival of Diwali is marked with a different tradition. What remains constant is the celebration of life, its enjoyment, and a sense of goodness. Historically, Diwali […]

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Oct

03

The Significance of Diwali

This article was written by Swami Nikhilanand, a Hindu spiritual teacher at Radha Madhav Dham Temple in Austin. Diwali or Deepawali, is a Festival of Lights that is celebrated with much joy and enthusiasm by Hindus all over the world.  It is a time for cleaning the houses, getting together with neighbors, family and friends.  Diwali is a time to share sweets with each other and remember that the light of God always triumphs over darkness. Diwali is celebrated differently in different regions of India.  It is the most famous of all the Hindu Festivals.  It falls on the (no moon day) of the Hindu month of Kartik –October/November. On Diwali […]

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Oct

03

Diwali Is The Five-Day Festival Of Lights

Diwali is the five-day festival of lights, celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world. Diwali, which for some also coincides with harvest and new year celebrations, is a festival of new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil, and light over darkness. Before you read on, take this Diwali quizto see how much you know about the festival.When is Diwali? The festival is usually some time between October and November, with the date changing each year. This year, it begins on Sunday 27 October and lasts for five days, with the main day of celebrations taking place on Tuesday.Where does the name Diwali come from? […]

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