Naraka Chaturdashi 2020

Narak Chaturdashi or Naraka Chaturdasi is the most auspicious day during Diwali as it marks the death of demon Narakasura. In 2020, Narak Chaturdashi date is November 14.

Narak Chaturdashi is also known as Choti Diwali and is the second day of Diwali festival. Observing Abhyanga Snana (ritual bath) on this day is highly meritorious. It makes devotees free from all his sins and keeps him away from Naraka loka after his death.

Narak Chaturdashi is also observed as Roop Choudash or Soundarya Choudas Puja in North Indian states such as Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. In Gujarat, it is also observed as Kali Choudas.

Devotees to light Diyas or Deepa for three days – Dhanvantari Trayodashi (Dhanteras), Naraka Chaturdashi, and Deepavali Amavasya to get the benefits or merits of the vrata. Some devotees observe ‘Eka bhuktham’ (single meal fasting).

Narak Chaturdashi in Other Countries

Narak Chaturdashi in Hawaii – 14 November 2020

Narak Chaturdashi in USA – 14 November 2020

Narak Chaturdashi in Canada – 14 November 2020

Narak Chaturdashi in UAE – 14 November 2020

Narak Chaturdashi in UK & Europe – 14 November 2020

Narak Chaturdashi in Malaysia – 14 November 2020

Narak Chaturdashi in Singapore – 14 November 2020

Narak Chaturdashi in Australia – 14 November 2020

Narak Chaturdashi in New Zealand – 14 November 2020

Panchang, Naraka Chaturdashi – 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

Today’s Panchangam
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*

Today’s Panchang
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)

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula

Auspicious Time
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

Today’s – Festivals / Vratam / Pooja / Jayanthi – Narak Chaturdashi, Abhyanga Snan, Masa Shivaratri, Hanuman Jayanti, Kali Choudash, Amavasya begins..

Day Choghadiya Timings

Shubh Choghadiya (शुभ चौघड़िया) – 8.11 AM to 9.35 AM – Auspicious Choghadiya (शुभ चौघड़िया)

Chal Choghadiya (चल चौघड़िया) –  12.25 PM to 1.49 PM – Average Choghadiya (सामान्य चौघड़िया)

Labh Choghadiya (लाभ चौघड़िया) –  1.49 PM to 3.14 PM – Auspicious Choghadiya (शुभ चौघड़िया)

Amrut Choghadiya (अमृत चौघड़िया) –  3.14 PM to 4.38 PM – Auspicious Choghadiya (शुभ चौघड़िया)

Night Choghadiya Timings

Labh Choghadiya (लाभ चौघड़िया) –  6.03 PM to 7.39 PM – Auspicious Choghadiya (शुभ चौघड़िया)

Shubh Choghadiya (शुभ चौघड़िया) –  9.15 PM to 10.51 PM – Auspicious Choghadiya (शुभ चौघड़िया)

Amrut Choghadiya (अमृत चौघड़िया) –  10.51 PM to 12.23 Night – Auspicious Choghadiya (शुभ चौघड़िया)

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