Diwali Gift Ideas 2023: The Best Hampers This Season

The Festival reflects the traditional values and background of culture. The commonness of all the festivals is that they celebrate humanity full of colors. Gifts are the core part of any festival. It is rightly said that the excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than its value. These are unique Diwali gift ideas that your friends and relatives would definitely appreciate.

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20 Best Diwali Gift Ideas for friends and family:

1. Idol of Lord Ganpati

To start with, the idol of Lord Ganpati is the best Diwali gift for a husband as it represents the good start of any new work and symbolizes success. It can be kept at the entrance for good luck.

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2. Goddess Laxmi Idol

Goddess Laxmi idols can also be gifted as they represent the Goddess of Wealth. An idol of Goddess Laxmi is in itself one of the pure gift items for Diwali. A pair of Laxmi-Ganesh Ji is also counted as one of the best Diwali gifts for family.

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3. Box of Mud Lamps

The festival of lights, Diwali symbolizes the line of lights that is oil lamps. A box of mud lamps painted in different colors or a beautiful stand to hold the mud lamps with some peacock design or hands design will look good in any corner of the house for decoration.

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4. Floral Torans

Best gift items on Diwali – Everyone decorates their entrance and their doors with ethnic torans (ornamented arch of a gateway). Floral torans made with crystal beads, plastic flowers, and plastic leaves will give a perfect look to Diwali.


5. Tally counter

A string of prayer beads also known as Rosary (Japa Mala) could be one of the best Diwali gift items for religious people. A new version of counting mantra chants can also be gifted, it comes with a small watch-like strap tally counter that can be worn on a finger. It works with a mini battery and a button is pressed every time you complete a mantra.

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6. Temple

A small sacred temple of glass, mud, wood, or marble is after all culturally the best Diwali gift idea for friends.


7. Dandiya Sticks

Dandiya sticks represent the swords of Goddess Durga. Decorated dandiya sticks will be very useful for people to attend the Garba nights and cultural functions during the festival celebrations. These could also be the Diwali gifts for kids.


8. Handcrafted Rangoli

Best Diwali gift for wife – Rangoli represents the desire for happiness, which every woman makes on the day of Diwali at their entrance to welcome Goddess Laxmi. Eco–friendly Rangoli colors or readymade Rangoli tiles made of PVC, wood, and acrylic sheets can be gifted to make them happy and to save their precious time during hectic days.


9. Wooden Torans

Festival celebration is incomplete without a toran. Various fabric and wooden torans with ethnic and traditional prints such as satwik patterns or beaded torans can also be gifted.


10. Murals

Murals look good on any wall and are accepted by all. You can choose the murals of different Gods and Goddesses, which your friends will appreciate receiving.


11. Holy Book Stand

A Holy Book Stand or holder to keep and read religious books, which is big and heavy is also one of the best Diwali gift ideas.

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12. Wall Lamps

Decorative wall hangings and wall lamps will add delight to the festival celebration and work best as Diwali gifts for family.


13. Puja Thali

Decorated Puja Thali with all the puja material in it will increase the excitement of puja.


14. Gel Diyas

Gel diyas or candles are a much-awaited gift for Diwali. The more you get, the more you want as you want to light up your house endlessly.


15. Religious Books

Religious books with all the puja procedures, religious calendars, and religious songs (bhajans) and Aartis required for the puja will again be the best gift items for Diwali.

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16. Garlands

Everyone loves garlands, be it fresh flowers or artificial flowers. These can be used either to decorate the house or can be used in the temple.


17. Divine Box

A platter of divine items can also be considered in the list of best Diwali gifts for friends which contains all the puja accessories such as incense sticks (Agarbatti), Dhoop Cones, its case, stand, or holder. Wooden hand-carved boxes or holders are in trend.


18. Divine Bell

Bells for mandir also known by the name of Ghanti can also be gifted.


19. Aarti DVD

A pack of bhajan and aarti DVDs can also be gifted during Diwali. Melodious bhajan chanting will fill their homes with purely positive and vibrant energy.


20. Shubh Laabh

Puja crafts such as embroidered Shubh Laabh (stuck at the entrance or in the mandir, and Goddess Laxmi’s Charan (feet imprints) would be the beautiful and best Diwali gift ideas.


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15 Best Corporate Diwali Gift Ideas

Colleagues and employees are the main assets of any company or organization. Be it promotion, appreciation, or any occasion, giving and receiving gifts always give pleasure. It also helps in building a good and long-term relationship.

Giving and sharing are caring which gives everyone happiness. Diwali is around the corner and almost everyone is looking for gifts either for personal or corporate gifting. Have a look at these 15 Best Corporate Gifts for Diwali 2019 which will be appreciated by your colleagues and employees.

A gift is a good gesture that shows you care for them so it should be useful, give a smile and impression to the receiver, should not go unnoticed and of course as per your policies. It is rightly said that the excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than its value. So here are some ideas for your reference.

1. Alarm Clock

The first thing required to wake you up in the morning to reach your workplace at the right time is a time widget commonly known as a Clock or wristwatch. I know you must be thinking who uses watches in this digital world of smartphones, let me remind you that you should use less of mobile phones near you while you are sleeping.


2. Coffee MugGreen Coffee

Coffee mugs are the first love of all. A day without coffee is like something without something. Instead of sweets or chocolates, gift a pack of coffee beans. To make it most healthy you can choose various green coffee options.


Coffee makers could be included in the package as per the budget.


3. Pen Set

A pen is mightier than a sword is a famous saying. It should now be seen as ‘a pen is mightier than digital writing’. The power of writing is much stronger even today. A good pen set can be the best Diwali gift ideas. It could be personalized or a new version of the pen comes with a pen drive and stylus.


4. Keychain – Travel Set

When you are ready for your office, you need to reach there by vehicle. Everyone has a personal vehicle, either one or two or more. A good keychain could be gifted. You can make it more useful by buying a keychain with a passport holder and a pen-travel set. Trust me it is really useful.


5. Pen Drive

Pen drives are such a useful commodity, the more you have the more you want. Promotional pen drives arranged in a folder are a good idea for the best Diwali gift ideas.


6. Book Holder/Study Organiser

To remain updated in the corporate world, we need to read daily. So, a bookholder would be appreciable to manage the books.


7. Lunch pack

Everyone is using lunch pack for the office. You can opt for this Diwali gift idea.


8. Dry Fruits

To make your colleagues and employees most healthy in this diet-conscious world, choose a dry fruit platter or basket of organic food, which is always acceptable and on top of the list of the best Diwali gift ideas.


9. Bamboo Plants

Bamboo plants arranged in a pyramid shape to symbolize success and to reach the top level of a pyramid can be gifted on Diwali.


10. Stress Ball

People are so stressed in their daily lives, that a stress ball can be gifted along which is handy and they can carry it anywhere they want.


11. Fitness Accessories

People are so busy in this fast racing world, that they do not have time to go to the gym and exercise, you can gift some fitness accessories as per the budget.


12. Candles

Candles, candle holders, and idols or murals of God Goddess are useful and the best Diwali gift ideas.


13. Aroma Oils

A gift hamper of aromatic essential oils will give immense pleasure and relaxation to everyone. Car diffusers, room sprays, massage oils, roll-on, and spray bottles in oil storage box or kit.


14. Himalayan Salt Lamp

Diwali is a festival of lights, let’s give it a healing effect. Himalayan Salt lamps give ambient light which is relaxing and healing. It also works as a calming night light. People will surely include it in their list of the best Diwali gift ideas.


15. Kitchenware

To make it a family gift – home decor items, kitchenware, storage ware, serve ware are the best corporate gifts for Diwali 2019.



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Wish all of you a very Happy and Safe Diwali. May you give and receive the “best wishes for Diwali 2019”!




Divya is a writer, who loves to read and write. She is a Company Secretary by profession. She is passionate about art, reading, writing, music, and creativity. She loves to do research on ‘Parenting’ and discover new things now and then. Her passion about positive parenting pushed her to write on ‘Wonder Parenting’. Her loving daughter, Vachie, helped her to dig deep and reach new heights on Parenting. She believes that ‘Parenting is Patience’ and shares her own journey to express that parenting approach differs for every individual.
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