Dev Diwali is famous festival celebrated in Varanasi and east UP. Celebrated because of the victory of Lord Shiva over demon Tripurasur. Diyas are adorned on every Ganga Ghats and temples in Varanasi. The Dev Deepavali is the festival of Kartik Poornima celebrated in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. It falls on the whole moon of the Hindu month of Kartika and takes vicinity fifteen days after Diwali.
The steps of all the ghats on the riverfront of the Ganges River, from Ravidas Ghat on the southern stop to Rajghat, are lit with extra than a million earthen lamps in honour of Ganga, the Ganges, and its presiding goddess. The gods are believed to descend to Earth to wash in the Ganges in this day. The pageant is likewise located as Tripura Purnima Snan. The tradition of lights the lamps on the Dev Deepawali competition day was first commenced at the Panchganga Ghat in 1985.