‘Yamadeepa Prajwalana’ (Yamadeepa Deeparadhana) is one of the famous rituals of Dhanteras (Dhana Trayodashi / Dhanvantari Trayodashi) day. In 2019, Dhanteras Deeparadhana date is October 25. 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, 5 November 2018 (Sandhya Samaya Yamadeepa Deeparadhana)
5.49 PM to 8.00 PM in the evening.
Panchang, 25 October 2019
परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, कार्तीक मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, द्वादशी तिथि, पूर्वाफाल्गुनी नक्षत्र, ब्रह्मा – इंद्रा योग, तैतिल – गरज करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:31 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:49
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)28:17 Chandrastama (Moonset)16:10
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 19:08
Nakshatra Purva Phalguni – 11:01
Yoga Brahma – 09:57
Skipped Yoga : Indra – 30:05*
Karana Taitila – 19:08
Skipped Karana : Garaja – 29:28*
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 10:46 – 12:10
Gulika Kalam: 07:56 – 09:21
Yama Gandam: 15:00 – 16:25
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Kartik Mahina 2076 (Kartik Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Thulam Month 1195 (Thulam Masam – Tula Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Ashwina Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Aippasi Month (Aippasi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Kartik Mash 1426
Nepali Calendar – Kartik Maas 2076
Telugu Calendar – Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwayujam)
Marathi Calendar – Ashwin Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Asoj Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha – 16:23:55
Amrita Kalam 26:02* – 27:27*
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:33
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 17:27 – 18:53
Durmuhurthams: 12:33 – 13:18