Lord Rama's return to Ayodhya
According to Ramayana, Lord Rama along with his brother Laxmana and wife Sita returned to Ayodhya after a period of 14 years in exile after defeating Ravana.

Goddess Lakshmi's birth
Diwali is also celebrated as the day Goddess Lakshmi was born from Samudra Amntham. On the night of Diwali, Lakshmi chose Vishnu as her husband and married him.

Bandi Chor Divas
Sikhs also celebrate Diwali as a historic event. Guru Hargobind, the sixth Sikh Guru, along with 52 other Hindu kings, released from captivity by Mughal emperor Jahangir on the day of Diwali.

Vishnu rescued Lakshmi
On this day, Lord Vishnu rescued Goddess Lakshmi from the prison of King Bali. King Bali was exiled to rule the netherworld on the order of Lord Vishnu.

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