Chopda Pujan, also known as Sharda Pujan or Muhurat Pujan, is an important ritual during Diwali in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and some other Western parts and North Indian states in India. In 2020, Chopda Pujan date is November 14.
On this day, business people perform puja of account books and close their old accounts and start new accounts.
Ganesh Puja and Lakshmi puja is observed during Chopda Pujan. Devotees beg pardon for the past mistakes is requested from Lord Ganesha and Goddess Maha Lakshmi.
Shubh (auspiciousness) and Labh (profit / prosperity) are written in the account books to invoke the two Gods – Ganesh and Lakshmi.
Panchang, 14 November 2020
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, कार्तीक मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, चतुर्दशी तिथि, स्वाति नक्षत्र, आयुष्मान योग – सौभाग्य योग, चतुष्पाद करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:43 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:38
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)30:31 Chandrastama (Moonset)17:12
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Chaturdashi – 14:17
Nakshatra Swati – 20:09
Yoga Ayushman – 07:31
Skipped Yoga : Saubhagya – 27:16*
Karana Chatushpada – 24:26*
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 09:27 – 10:49
Gulika Kalam: 06:43 – 08:05
Yama Gandam: 13:33 – 14:54
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Kartik Mahina 2077 (Kartik Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Thulam Month 1196 (Thulam Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Nija Ashwina Maasa (Ashwina Masa)
Tamil Calendar – Aippasi Month (Aippasi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Kartik Mash 1427
Nepali Calendar – Kartik Maas 2077
Telugu Calendar – Nija Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwayuja Masam)
Marathi Calendar – Nija Ashwin Maas (Ashwin Maas)
Gujarati Calendar – Nija Ashoj Maas (Ashoj Maas)
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula
Amrita Kalam 12:26 – 13:50
Abhijit: 11:49 – 12:33
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 25:04* – 26:29*
Durmuhurthams: 07:27 – 08:11
Chopda Pujan in Previous Years
In 2019, Chopda Pujan date is October 27.
In 2018, Chopda Pujan date was November 7.
In 2017, Chopda Pujan date was October 19.
In 2016, Chopda Pujan date was October 30.
In 2015, Chopda Pujan date was November 11.
In 2014, Chopda Pujan date was October 23.
In 2013, Chopda Pujan date was November 3.
Chopda Pujan 2012 date was November 13.