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The More the Merrier: Diwali Gift Ideas

Over a month ago, we talked about one of the most important Indian holidays and suggested some Diwali gift ideas for your loved ones, but there are so many things to choose from. We decided to write another one because… why not?

You can read that post on this link, but to recap, Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of India's most vibrant and widely celebrated festivals among the Indian diaspora worldwide. This year, it falls on November 12th, and, as always, it brings a sense of unity, joy, and togetherness.

As a MyUS member, you have the unique opportunity to partake in this cultural celebration, even if you're miles away from the heart of the festivities.
In this blog, we'll explore the significance of Diwali and provide you with even more exquisite gift ideas that carry deep meaning.   

Mandala Stencils

white mandala stencils

Rangoli is an intricate art form created on the ground or floors during Diwali. Gifting Mandala stencils allows the recipient to express their creativity and decorate their home with vibrant designs, enhancing the festive spirit and embracing the cultural significance of the holiday.

Customer Review: I used all 9 of them by taping them together and painting a concrete patio. The different designs were beautiful! They are easy to use! – April

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Lakshmi Ganesh Idols

Indian God Ganesh Lakshmi

Idols of the goddess Lakshmi and lord Ganesh symbolize prosperity, wisdom, and good fortune and are considered extremely auspicious. Gifting these idols to someone signifies your wish for prosperity and wisdom to grace their home, making it an ideal gift for those celebrating Diwali.

Customer Review: This statue is very nice. It is made of high quality materials and the color and details are well made. The statue has lights that can be turned on and off with a switch. Definitely worth the purchase. - Izzie Wroblewski

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Pooja Thali Set

brass pooja thali 8 inch kalash kuber diya ghanti spoon bowl

The Pooja Thali is essential for Diwali ceremonies, promoting spiritual and cultural significance. Gifting this beautifully decorated set encourages the recipient to partake in the religious ceremonies with devotion, emphasizing the cultural and spiritual aspects of the festival.

Customer Review: Came as expected. The quality is good and on the whole, it looks lovely. I am satisfied with it. – Rubina Ramesh

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Sustainable Diwali Decorations

Decorative Pooja Thali platter with a beautiful peacock design

Eco-friendly decorations that celebrate the festival while respecting the environment, echoing the importance of sustainability. For instance, we recommend this gorgeous plate with a peacock design because gifting it adds beauty to the celebration and reflects a responsible approach to celebrating Diwali, aligning with modern values of sustainability.

Customer Review: It’s good for what I’m using it for: collecting the ash off my agarbati when praying. I don’t believe you should wash it constantly as the decoration may be destroyed. – NM

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Silk Sarees

Model dressed in a traditional Indian orange silk saree with red and gold details

Sarees, especially those made of silk, are the epitome of elegance and grace in Indian attire. Gifting a silk saree during Diwali is a gesture of appreciation for the recipient's beauty and strength, reflecting the festival's tradition of dressing in the finest pieces of clothing.

Customer Review: I bought this saree recently for Lakshmi festival and it was a last minute purchase I made… I received it on time and the material is great soft and light weight.The color is actual Mustard yellow with dark blue border. Overall I’m happy with the product!! – Deepika

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Diwali is a time to remind ourselves of the rich traditions and cultural significance of the Festival of Lights. As a MyUS member, you can make the most of this celebration by gifting these thoughtful and meaningful presents. However big or small your gift of choice is, what matters is the tradition and meaning behind it, and Diwali is all about sharing happiness, love, and light. So, this year, spread joy and celebrate with our wonderful gift ideas.

Ready to start your Diwali shopping? Shop with a MyUS address or head over to MyUS Shopping now and explore a wide range of Diwali gift options, ready to be delivered to your doorstep. Wishing you a prosperous and joyous Diwali celebration!

We always aim to bring our members the best shopping options available, but some of the products featured in this post may have purchase restrictions. Please visit the merchant's terms of sale, shipping guidelines, and terms and conditions to find more information.


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