‘Yamadeepa Prajwalana’ (Yamadeepa Deeparadhana) is one of the famous rituals of Dhanteras (Dhana Trayodashi / Dhanvantari Trayodashi) day. In 2021, Dhanteras Deeparadhana date is November 2. 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, 2 November 2021 (Sandhya Samaya Yamadeepa Deeparadhana)
5.40 PM to 8.00 PM in the evening.
Panchang, 2 November 2021
आनंद नाम संवत्सर, कार्तिक मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, द्वादशी – त्रयोदशी तिथि, उत्तराफाल्गुनी – हस्ता नक्षत्र, वैधृति योग, तैतिल – गरज करण |
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:16 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:31 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 04:22 AM, Nov 03
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 03:56 PM
Tithi : Dwadashi upto 11:31 AM Trayodashi
Nakshatra : Uttara Phalguni upto 11:44 AM Hasta
Yoga : Vaidhriti upto 06:14 PM Vishkambha
Karana : Taitila upto 11:31 AM Garaja upto 10:20 PM Vanija
Weekday : Mangalawara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta Ashwina – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Kartik Mahina 2078 (Kartik Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Thulam Month 1197 (Tula Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Ashwina Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Aippasi Month (Aippasi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Kartik Mash 1428
Nepali Calendar – Kartik Maas 2078
Telugu Calendar – Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwayujam)
Marathi Calendar – Ashwin Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Aaso Maas
Abhijit : 11:31 AM to 12:16 PM
Amrit Kalam : 04:25 AM, Nov 03 to 05:54 AM, Nov 03
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 02:42 PM to 04:07 PM
Yamaganda : 09:05 AM to 10:29 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 11:54 AM to 01:18 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:31 AM to 09:16 AM 10:37 PM to 11:28 PM
Varjyam : 07:31 PM to 09:00 PM