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Diwali Door Hangings Mango Leaves Benefits And Importance

Door hangings is of great importance in Hinduism during Diwali especially those made using mango leaves. It adorns the front door of a Hindu home during important festivals. Traditional diwali door hangings are made using leaves of mango tree and ashoka trees. The popular belief is that Goddess Lakshmi will be pleased with seeing the decoration and will enter the house.

Diwali door hangings are associated positivity, cleanliness, purity, happiness, joy, auspiciousness, peace and prosperity.

Many people prefer make door hangings using freshly plucked mango leaves and flowers. The flowers of marigold are also used for the purpose.

Door hangings made using sea shells, pearls, om, swastik and Ganesh are also used to decorated the front door of homes. Door hangings with varied motifs like camel, elephant and peacock are also widely used.

Traditionally, door hangings in Hindu religion are made of mango, ashok, asopalav and genda leaves and flowers. Mango leaves is a symbol of growth and fertility and have antibacterial and antiseptic properties which help in maintaining a happy home, orange and yellow color is considered auspicious for new beginning, festivals and weddings.