Lighting diyas on Diwali is an important tradition. It represents the triumph of good over evil. Here is how many diyas should be lit Dhanteras, Choti Diwali, and Badi Diwali.
13 diyas are lit on Dhanteras that are dedicated to Lord Kuber, the owner of wealth, valuables, and splendour.
14 diyas are lit on Choti Diwali placed around the plate, and the centre one should have four faces. Then place them at different locations at home, each diya has its own significance.
13 diyas are to be lit at different places, the one who lights thirteen diyas during Diwali and Dhanteras will be blessed with good health and prosperity.