Happy Diwali!

October 2nd, 2006

UPDATE : October 2010
New Diwali wallpaper for 2010 here.

UPDATE : September 2009
New Diwali wallpaper for 2009 here.

UPDATE : September 2008
A new wallpaper has been designed and made available for download here.
Diwali 2009 Wallpaper

It’s Diwali season, 2006 and a lot of people are reaching the aside blog after searching for “Diwali” on Google. This has prompted me to release yet another Diwali Wallpaper [ in addition to the one released in 2005 ].

This is what it looks like:

The desktop wallpaper has an illustration of Goddess Lakshmi [ or Laxmi ]. She represents wealth, well-being and prosperity and business owners welcome her on the festival of Diwali and pray to her so that she blesses them with wealth and prosperity. This Diwali Wallpaper has been created to give it an old, worn-out paper look to signify the tradition of celebrating Diwali that is being followed from the time of the Ramayana.

The colors used are the colors of turmeric and saffron, which are oft-used “puja” [ meaning “prayer” ]-related materials.

Download using the following links depending on what size you need [ right click the link and select save-as ]:

If your company needs custom wallpapers to send out to clients this Diwali, get in touch! Wishing all clients and readers a very happy and prosperous Diwali!

And here’s another one – a more colorful version.

And here are the download links:

And here’s another one [ a third Diwali wallpaper for Diwali 2006 ].

And here are the download links:

And here’s another one [ a fourth Diwali wallpaper for Diwali 2006 ].

And here are the download links:

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What people have to say


  1. 🙂 nice wallpapers. thanks for them. I love desi design from heart. Really!

    In desi designs.. if i have seen the best work so far.. then its of mangesh bhayde. (aqshar.com/stuffs.html) unfortunately these corporates steal his work and he removed the larger versions.

    but have a look. may you will be inspired!

  2. Liked the pattern used…vey impressive…

  3. nice wallpers yaar. Gives me an idea to put a post and be creative! 🙂

    Also, Wishing you and your family a happy diwali!

  4. brilliant wallpapers infact was jst wondering wht to put as my desktop paper for diwali as i myself did not have any time to design it…. was jst surfing net and wooooow
    solved my pupose making me feel even more energetic to wrk during festival days…
    Gr8888 work guys >>
    CHEERS!!! wishing ull happy diwali

  5. Hi Ashoomi,

    Thank you for stopping by! Hope you had a great Diwali!
    I appreciate your comments about the wallpapers 🙂
    And there are no “guys” [ in plural ] doing the work here – just me – aside is a one-person enterprise 🙂

    Be in touch!

  6. Wallpaper1, impressive, does http://www.dereklea.com inspire you?
    Wallpaper2, cool vector art, what did u use, Illustrator or CorelDRAW?
    Wallpaper3, probably the best of the lot. Did the Universal form of Lord Krishna exist in your mind as you did this?
    Wallpaper4, I see a big C in the middle, morelike COPYRIGHT, in Bangalore we have a shopping mall called Bangalore Central with a logo like your wallpaper. There is no desi flavour to this one, but its colourful. Aside rocks, no doubt!

  7. Hi Ashwin! Thanks for stopping by and for your two wonderful comments 🙂 I had no idea about Derek Lea, thanks for the link. I used Illustrator and my Wacom tablet for the vector art and the third wallpaper has an impression of Lakshmi not Lord Krishna – although the more I look at it, the more it DOES seem like Lord Krishna. When I did the wallpapers, I didn’t quite keep the desi flavor in mind, just wanted to do something bright and colorful – and the “C” is the result of a pixellate filter in Photoshop 🙂 Cheers!

  8. Hi Naina

    I really liked the Diwali wallpapers . I guess I am bit late for that but I hoping something really colourful for my Christmas .

    Thats my New Corporate Signature 🙂

  9. Corporate signature sounds awesome 😉
    Mine should be Naina the COMPANY!
    I dunno if I’ll do the Christmas wallpapers – too much work 🙂 Although it does get me visitors on the blog! Let’s see. If I do some, I’ll mail you a link.

    Love, Naina

  10. Hi Naina

    These designs tell me we need to meet soon. I am absolutely impressed!

    Inshaallah…we’ll catch up soon.



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  12. Hi Ajay! Thanks for stopping by! It would be wonderful to meet with you. Let me know when would be a good time for you to take a short break from work and I’ll drop by 🙂 Glad that you liked the designs! Oh! And your blog is good – some interesting stuff on there.

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  14. Wonderfull picture on the top, I’ll use this as my desktop wallpaper

    Happy Diwali to everyone, May this Diwali bring in u the most brightest and choicest happiness and love you have ever Wished for.

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  16. hi how r u happy dewale

  17. happy Diwali to all faimly

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