Exact time or Shubh Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja may differ from region to region. Diwali Laxmi Puja 2016 date is October 30. To perform Lakshmi Puja on Deepavali, Pradosh kaal, Nishit kaal and Mahanishita Kaal are very auspicious timings.
These muhurats may vary day by day, but during Diwali 2016, Pradosh kaal is between 5.34 in the evening and 8.34 in the night.
Despite all the muhurats, it is preferable and recommended to observe Lakshmi Puja during Amavasya Time. Amavasya ends on 11.08 PM on 30 October.
Nishita Kaal Lakshmi Puja Time on 30 October 2016
Nishita Kaala is the auspicious time for Lakshmi Pooja. On this Diwali day, Nishita Kaala begins at 11.37 and ends at 12.26 hrs in the night. But there is no Amavasya during this time. Hence, this year there is no Nishita Kaala Lakshmi Puja on Diwali.
Mahanishitha Kala Puja Muhurat for Lakshmi Puja
Mahanishitakala is auspicious time for Lakshmi Pooja during Diwali. Mahanishitakaala begins at 00.23 hrs and ends at 00.35 hrs on 31 October 2016 (Midnight of 30 October). But there is no Amavasya during this time. Hence, this year there is no MahaNishita Kaala Lakshmi Puja on Diwali.
Diwali Lakshmi Puja Muhurat in USA on 30 October 2016