Naraka Chaturdashi Mantras: Stotras, Slokas to chant during Narak Chaturdashi Snan

Narak Chaturdashi is the second day of 5-day Diwali festival. It is also called as Choti Diwali. Kali Chaudas Puja is observed on Naraka Chaturdashi.

Narak Chaturdashi Snan is considered as the most auspicious ritual to perform on this day. Narak Chaturdasi 2016 date is October 29.

It is believed that this festival marks the ending of darkness or the period of demons and beginning of brightness or happiness in the world.

Here are some stotras or slokas or mantras (prayers) to chant during Narak Chaturdashi:

The prayer to chant just before Naraka Chaturdashi Snan:

Ashwatthama bavirvyaso Hanumancha vibheeshanah

krupah Parashurashcha sapthaithe Chiranjeevinah

The above mantra is chanted by mothers before giving bath to their children. Chanting this sloka mothers shower Akshata (consecrated rice) on childrens heads.

After Narak Chaturdashi snan, this given mantra is chanted:

Bhramayeth snanamadhyethu narakasya kshayayahi

Sheetaloshta samayuktha sakantaka dalanvitha

Hara papa mapaamaarga

Bhramyamaanah punah punah

While lighting deepa or diya and remembering dead ancestors, the below given mantra is chanted in the evening:

Chaturdashyam thu Yedeepaan narakaya dadanthi cha

Thesham pitruganassarve narakath swarga maapnuyu

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  1. Jyotindra says:

    naraka chaturdhasi snanam 2013 as per Pamby Panchangam

  2. arathi says:

    shd give copy permission in hindupad site else how do we copy and then print the procedures of pooja when there are no printers available

    • naveen.sanagala says:

      Yes, thanks for your suggestion. We will come up with any other alternative very shortly.. (The right click and copy option is disabled — to protect Hindupad from copycats.. )..

      Thanks