Roop Chaudash, Roop Chaturdashi, is the second day of 5-day Diwali festival in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. In 2018, Roop Chaudash date is November 6.
Roop Chaturdashi Puja is also observed as Soundarya Siddhi Divas. This day is celebrated as Kali Choudash and Hanuman Puja in Gujarat, and Naraka Chaturdashi and Choti Diwali throughout India.
People believe that Roop Chaturdashi puja brings them handsomeness or beauty or enhances their physique.
Roop Chaudash Snan is an auspicious ritual during Roop Chatudashi day. Special mantras or prayers are chanted during this ritual bath. In Maharashtra also Roop Choudash Snan is considered as an auspicious ritual. Hindus believe this pavitra snan makes them handsome or beautiful.
Panchang, 6 November 2018
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:38 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:42
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)30:01 Chandrastama (Moonset)17:08
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Chaturdashi – 22:27
Nakshatra Chitra – 19:55
Yoga Priti – 19:56
Karana Shakuni – 22:27
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 14:56 – 16:19
Gulika Kalam: 12:10 – 13:33
Yama Gandam: 09:24 – 10:47
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya – 08:14:14
Amrita Kalam 13:43 – 15:16
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:32
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 25:27* – 27:02*
Durmuhurthams: 22:52 – 23:44
In 2017, Roop Chaudash date was October 18.
In 2016, Roop Chaudash date was October 29.
In 2015, Roop Chaudash date was October 22.
In 2013, Roop Chaudash date was November 2.
Roop Chaudash 2012 date was November 12.