Dhanteras 2021 | Dhan Trayodasi | First day of Five-day Diwali festival

Dhanteras is the first day of five-day Diwali festival. Dhanteras 2021 date is November 2. Dhanteras (Dhantrayodashi or Dhanvantari Triodasi) is celebrated on thirteenth day of Krishna Paksha in Kartik Month. On Dhanteras festival day, Goddess Dhanlakshmi is worshipped for prosperity and happiness. Dhanteras Lakshmi Puja is very important for businessmen. On this day, houses […]

Naraka Chaturdashi 2021

Narak Chaturdashi or Naraka Chaturdasi is the most auspicious day during Diwali as it marks the death of demon Narakasura. In 2021, Narak Chaturdashi date is November 4. 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. […]

Bhai Dooj 2021 | Bhau Beej 2021 date

Bhai Dooj or Bhai Dhuj or Bhau Beej or Bhayya Dhooj is an Indian traditional festival that brings out the love and affection of brothers and sisters. In 2021, Bhai Dooj date is November 6. Bhai Dhooj is celebrated twice in a year. The first one is celebrated after the festival of colors, Holi, and […]

Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali 2021

Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali is considered highly auspicious time to buy gold, silver, to buy books for new accounts for the coming year and for many other tradings. During Diwali 2021, Pushya Nakshatra date is October 28. Pushya Nakshatra begins on October 28th at 9.42 AM and ends at 6.40 AM on 29th October. Pushya […]

Vagh Baras 2021 | Wagh Baaras Festival in Gujarat

Vagh Baras (Wagh Baaras) is observed on Dwadasi day in second half of Aso month. In 2021, Vagh Baras date is November 2. Vagh Baras is also referred as Govatsa Dwadashi and Guru Dwadasi. In Gujarati language, Vagh means repaying ones financial debts. On this day people clear their khata (ledgers) and enter into new […]

Kedara Gauri Vratham 2021 | Kedareshwara Gowri Vratham

Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati

Kedara Gauri Vrata or Kedareshwara Gowri Vratham is an observance to perform on Deepavali Amavasya. Usually, on the day of Kedara Vratam, married women or married couple worships Kedareshwara, Lord Shiva. Kedareshwara is another name of Lord Shiva. In 2021, Kedara Gauri Vratham date is November 4. In some places, Kedara Gauri Vratam is observed […]

Exact Time for Diwali Lakshmi Puja | Deepavali Laxmi Pooja Muhurat

Goddess Lakshmi

Exact time or Shubh Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja may differ from region to region. Diwali Laxmi Puja 2021 date is November 4. To perform Lakshmi Puja on Deepavali, Pradosh kaal, Nishit kaal and Mahanishita Kaal are very auspicious timings. These muhurats may vary day by day, but during Diwali 2021, Pradosh kaal is between […]

Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam 2021

Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam is the 5th and the final day of Deepavali celebrations in Andhra Pradesh. In 2021, Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam date is November 6. It is also celebrated in Karnataka and some parts of Tamil Nadu. It falls on Yama Dwitiya, the second day after Diwali. Bhagini means sister and Hasta bhojanam means to […]

Roop Chaudash 2021 | Soundarya Siddhi Divas, Roop Chaturdashi

Roop Chaudash, Roop Chaturdashi, is the second day of 5-day Diwali festival in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. In 2021, Roop Chaudash date is November 3. 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 […]

Hanuman Puja during Diwali

Lord Hanuman

Hanuman Puja during Diwali is an auspicious ritual for some communities in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and some other states of North India. In 2021, Diwali Hanuman Puja date is November 3. It is observed on Kali Choudas (Narak Chaturdashi). On Kali Choudas, Kali Puja, Kali Yantra Puja, and Narak Chautdashi Tharpan Puja are also performed. Hanuman […]

Dhanvantari Jayanti 2021

Dhanvantari Jayanthi (Dhanvanthari Jayanti or Dhanwantari Jayanti), birthday of Lord Dhanvanthari, is observed on the third day during Diwali festival. In 2021, Dhanvantari Jayanti date is November 2. It is also known as Dhantrayodashi or Dhanwantari Triodasi or Dhanteras. On the day of Dhan teras people worship Goddess Mahalaxmi, the Goddess of wealth and prosperity, […]

Labh Pancham 2021 | Laakheni Panchami | Saubhagya Panchami

Labh Pancham (Laakheni Panchami, Saubhagya Panchami) is the final day of Diwali festival. In 2021, Labh Pancham date is November 9. It is observed on Panchami, fifth day during Kartik month. Labh Pancham is considered as an auspicious day to perform or start business activities. On this day, businessmen open their accounts after performing Lakshmi […]

Govardhan Puja 2021 | Diwali Govardhana Pooja

Govardhan Puja is observed on the fourth day during 5-day Diwali festival. In 2021, Govardhan Puja date is November 5. It is mainly observed in North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. On this day, Lord Sri Krishna along with cows is worshipped. Govardhana Pooja is celebrated as a commemoration of […]

Diwali 2021 | Deepavali 2021 dates

Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights in Hinduism, is the most celebrated festival. Diwali 2021 date is November 4. This five-day festival is celebrated throughout India on Kartik Amavasya, No Moon day in Kartik month. According to North Indian calendars, it falls on Kartik Amavasya (Kartik Krishna Trayodashi to Kartik Shukla Dwitiya) whereas in Amavasyant calendars […]

Bhatru Dwitiya

Bhatru Dwitiya is a famous tradition celebrated on the second day after Deepavali. In 2020, Bhatru Dwitiya date is November 16. This day is celebrated as Bhai Dooj or Bhau Beej in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and other North Indian states, and as Bhai Phonta in Bengal and Assam and as Bhai Tika in Nepal. On this day, sisters offer meals with special […]

Rajan Zed urges Hindus worldwide take vow of “selfless service” on Diwali

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending Diwali greetings to 1.2 billion Hindus of the world, has urged them each to take a vow of “selfless service” on this sacred occasion. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a release in Nevada (USA) today, wished “joy and light in every heart” to all […]

Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2020 Time, Muhurat

Diwali Lakshmi Puja Time on 14 November 2020 is given here for all Indian cities. Pradosh Kaal, Nishita Kaal, Maha Nishita Kaal, Vrishabha Lagna, Simha Lagna & Karka Lagna are the auspicious muhurat for Lakshmi Puja on Deepavali. Diwali Lakshmi Pooja Muhurat is given for all these cities here…. Jammu, Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), Chandigarh, […]

Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2020

Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2020 – Vrishabha Kaal Lagna Muhurat, Simha Kaal Lagna Muhurat or Kumbha Lagna Muhurat are the Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja.. For 14 November 2020, here are the timings for Sthira Lagna Muhurthams for Lakshmi Puja.. Kumbha Lagna Muhurat Timings – None Vrishabha Lagna Muhurat Timings […]

Chopda Pujan 2020 | Diwali Chopda Puja | Sharda Pujan | Muhurat Pujan

Chopda Pujan, also known as Sharda Pujan or Muhurat Pujan, is an important ritual during Diwali in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and some other Western parts and North Indian states in India. In 2020, Chopda Pujan date is November 14. On this day, business people perform puja of account books and close their old accounts and […]

Abhyanga Snana on Diwali | Ritual bath during Deepavali

Abhyanga Snana (ritual bath) is an important ritual to observe during Diwali festival. In some places, it is also observed during Narak Chaturdasi day. In 2020, Abhyanga Snana during Diwali date is November 14, November 15 and November 16. In many places, Abhyanga Snana is observed on Narak Chaturdashi, Diwali and Bali Pratipada. It is […]