Gifts for diwali
Diwali is commemorated is many ways. Dhanteras / Dhantrayodashi is the day one of Diwali, an auspicious bath is taken with ubtan and a bitter fruit known as chirata which symbolizes a demon is crushed under the feet with the help of left toe.
It is said that it is a good day to buy gold, silver and other expensive things. Day two of Diwali is generally celebrated with friend and relatives wherein one exchanges sweets and faral (savory food).
Generally dry fruits are gifted during Diwali. Laksmi Pujan is the day three of Diwali. Day four is Balipratipada.
Bali was a king who also a demon yet during his time there was peace and prosperity but he was killed by lord Vishnu.
People believe that he will return someday and they celebrate this day in his honor. Bhai dooj is on day 5, it is a festival which celebrates the siblings bond.