Significance of Lighting a lamp:
Light from the lamps removes darkness.
In many religious traditions, fire or light is taken to represent the presence of the Divine.
Knowledge removes ignorance just as light dispels darkness.
Lighting of lamps during Diwali signifies victory of good over evil or transcending from darkness to light.
Light brings brightness; it dispels darkness and we begin to see things clearly.
“The hero is the one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.”
– Felix Adler
A German American Professor and a Social Reformer