Choti Diwali 2019 | Narak Chaturdashi

Choti Diwali, also known as Narak Chaturdashi, is the day before Diwali festival. In 2019, Choti Diwali date is October 27. This festival is considered as Small Diwali as on this day crackers are burst in small scale. All preparations for Diwali are done on Choti Diwali day. Devotees clean their houses and Rangoli designs […]

Shyama Puja 2019 | Goddess Shyama Puja on Diwali in Bengal

Shyama Puja, also known as Kali Puja or Mahanisha, is the popular puja observed on Diwali in Bengal, Orissa, and Assam. In 2019, Shyama Puja date is October 27. On the same day other states of India celebrate Lakshmi Puja. On this festive day, devotees worship Goddess Shyama (Kali Mata) in ritualistic manner. Tantric puja […]

Labh Pancham 2018 | Laakheni Panchami | Saubhagya Panchami

Labh Pancham (Laakheni Panchami, Saubhagya Panchami) is the final day of Diwali festival. In 2018, Labh Pancham date is November 12. It is observed on Panchami, fifth day during Kartik month. Labh Pancham is considered as an auspicious day to perform or start business activities. On this day, businessmen open their accounts after performing Lakshmi […]

Annakut Muhurat, 8 November 2018 | Timings of Annakut Mahotsav

8 November 2018 is Annakut Puja Mahotsav. It is observed on first day of Kartik month in Gujarati calendar. It is also considered as Gujarati New Year (Nutan Varsh Padvo). Annakut Puja (Chhappan Bhog) is also another important ritual observed in Gujarat and other Krishna temples all around the world. Annakut Puja Mahotsav Muhurat, 8 November 2018 8 […]

Govardhan Puja Muhurat 2018

Govardhan Puja is observed on the fourth day during 5-day Diwali festival. In 2018, Govardhan Puja date is November 8. It is mainly observed in North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. On this day, Lord Sri Krishna along with cows is worshipped. Govardhana Pooja is celebrated as a commemoration of the […]

8 November 2018 | Annakut, Bali Padyami, Govardhan Puja, Gujarati New Year

8 November 2018 is the Fourth day of Diwali (Bali Padyami or Bali Pratipada, Annkut, Govardhan Puja). On this day, Govardhan Puja is performed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and some other states of North India. It believed on this day, Lord Krishna lifted Govardhan giri (Mount Govardhan) to protect the Gokul from heavy rains. Bali Pujan is […]

Bhai Phota 2018 | Bhai Fota Muhurat | Exact time of Bhai Phota

Bhai Phota, also spelt as Bhai Fota, is celebrated on Dvitiya day or the second day after Kali Puja or Diwali festival in Bengal. In 2018, Bhai Phota date is November 9. Bengalis consider Bhai Phota as one of the prominent festivals. This festival represents the beautiful bond of love and affection between brothers and […]

Fourth Day of Diwali | Bali Pujan, Govardhan Puja & Annakut

Fourth day of Diwali is known as Bali Padyami or Bali Pratipada. In 2018, Bali Pratipada date is November 8. On this day, Govardhan Puja is performed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and some other states of North India. It believed on this day, Lord Krishna lifted Govardhan giri (Mount Govardhan) to protect the Gokul from heavy […]

Annakut 2018 | Annakut Puja in Gujarat on Kartik Sud 1

Annakut Puja is an important ritual to observe on Nutan Varsh (Gujarati New Year) i.e. on Kartik Sud 1, 1st day of Kartik maas in Gujarati calendar. In 2018, Annakut date is November 8. It is the fourth day of Diwali celebrations. In all temples across Gujarat, annakut is offered to the deities. It is […]

Bhai Dooj 2018 | Bhau Beej 2018 date

Bhai Dooj or Bhai Dhuj or Bhau Beej or Bhayya Dhooj is an Indian traditional festival that brings out the love and affection of brothers and sisters. In 2018, Bhai Dooj date is November 9. Bhai Dhooj is celebrated twice in a year. The first one is celebrated after the festival of colors, Holi, and […]

Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018

Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018 – Vrishabha Kaal Lagna Muhurat, Simha Kaal Lagna Muhurat or Kumbha Lagna Muhurat are the Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja.. For 7 November 2018, here are the timings for Sthira Lagna Muhurthams for Lakshmi Puja.. Kumbha Lagna Muhurat Timings – None Vrishabha Lagna Muhurat Timings […]

Chopda Pujan Time 2018 | Diwali Chopda Pujan Muhurat

Chopda Pujan (Sharda Pujan / Muhurat Pujan / Pustak Pujan / Vyapar Pustak Pujan) is one of the important rituals during Diwali in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and some other Western parts and North Indian states in India. In 2018, Chopda Pujan date is November 7. On this day, business people perform puja of account books […]

Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018 Time, Muhurat

Diwali Lakshmi Puja Time on 7 November 2018 is given here for all Indian cities. Pradosh Kaal, Nishita Kaal, Maha Nishita Kaal, Vrishabha Lagna, Simha Lagna & Karka Lagna are the auspicious muhurat for Lakshmi Puja on Deepavali. Diwali Lakshmi Pooja Muhurat is given for all these cities here…. Jammu, Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), Chandigarh, […]

Diwali Muhurat Trading 2018 Timings | 7 November 2018 | BSE, NSE Trading Muhurat

Diwali is considered the best and auspicious time for trading. It is the great time for starting new deals in stock markets (share markets). BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) and NSE (National Stock Exchange) will conduct special ‘Muhurat’ trading session on Diwali on 7 November 2018, Wednesday. As per the press statements of the stock market […]

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 2018 date is November 6. It is believed that this festival marks the […]

Abhyanga Snana Time 2018 during Diwali | Narak Chaturdashi Abhyanga Snan Muhurat

Abyanga Snana time 2018 during Diwali on 6 November 2018 is mentioned here for almost all Indian cities. Abhyanga Snana means ritual bath to be performed on Narak Chaturdasi or Diwali festival day. In India, Australia, New Zealand, UAE, Singapore & Malaysia Narak Chaturdasi Abhyanga Snan date is November 6. In USA, UK and Canada […]

Goa | Diwali Lakshmi Puja Timings in Marmugao, Margao, Panaji, Mapusa, Bicholim

Diwali Lakshmi Puja Time on 7 November 2018 is given here for all Goa cities. Pradosh Kaal, Nishita Kaal, Maha Nishita Kaal, Vrishabha Lagna, Simha Lagna & Karka Lagna are the auspicious muhurat for Lakshmi Puja on Deepavali. Pradosh Vyapini Amavasya is the important time for Diwali Lakshmi Puja. These muhurats may vary day by […]

Diwali Aarti Time 2018 | Timings for Deepavali Harathulu

Diwali Aarti Time 2018 (Timings for Deepavali Harathulu) is given here. In 2018, Diwali date is November 7 and Naraka Chaturdashi is on November 6. Most of the people perform Diwali Aarti on Naraka Chaturdashi as Amavasya is not preferable for taking Aarti. Hence, for most of the communities, Deepavali Aarti date is November 6. […]