‘Yamadeepa Prajwalana’ (Yamadeepa Deeparadhana) is one of the famous rituals of Dhanteras (Dhana Trayodashi / Dhanvantari Trayodashi) day. In 2020, Dhanteras Deeparadhana date is November 13. Since it is the important ritual on the day, this day is also referred to as Yama Trayodashi.
Mainly the festival of Diwali begins (Yama Trayodasi) and ends (Yama Dwitiya) with the worship of Lord Yamadharmaraja, the King of Naraka loka. Yama Deepadan is the main ritual of the day.
Lighting of Yama Deepam (diya) is performed on Yama Trayodasi. In some places, there is a ritual of lighting the diya on Dhanteras day and keep this alive till Diwali Lakshmi Puja.
Yama Trayodasi is also known as Shamana Trayodasi. ‘Shamana’ means the aspect which makes your get rid of sins and makes you perfect to get moksha. Observing Yama Trayodasi puja makes you free from fear of death and gives you the mental pleasure.
Yamadeepa Prajwalana Muhurat, 13 November 2020 (Sandhya Samaya Yamadeepa Deeparadhana)
5.29 PM to 5.59 PM in the evening.
Panchang, 13 November 2020
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, कार्तीक मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, त्रयोदशी तिथि, चित्रा नक्षत्र, प्रीती योग, वणिज करण – विष्टि करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:43 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:38
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)29:24 Chandrastama (Moonset)16:28
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Trayodashi – 17:58
Nakshatra Chitra – 23:05
Yoga Priti – 11:44
Karana Vanija – 17:58
Skipped Karana : Vishti – 28:08*
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 10:49 – 12:11
Gulika Kalam: 08:05 – 09:27
Yama Gandam: 14:55 – 16:17
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) Kanya – 12:31:58
Amrita Kalam 17:26 – 18:51
Abhijit: 11:49 – 12:32
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 28:00* – 29:24*
Durmuhurthams: 12:32 – 13:16