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 2018, Chopda Pujan date is November 7.
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, 7 November 2018
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:39 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:41
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)17:49
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 21:31
Nakshatra Swati – 19:37
Yoga Ayushman – 17:59
Karana Nagava – 21:31
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 12:10 – 13:33
Gulika Kalam: 10:47 – 12:10
Yama Gandam: 08:01 – 09:24
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula
Amrita Kalam 10:56 – 12:31
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 25:16* – 26:52*
Durmuhurthams: 11:48 – 12:32
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.