Labh Pancham 2018 | Laakheni Panchami | Saubhagya Panchami

Labh Pancham (Laakheni Panchami, Saubhagya Panchami) is the final day of Diwali festival. In 2018, Labh Pancham date is November 12. 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 […]

Bhai Phota 2018 | Bhai Fota Muhurat | Exact time of Bhai Phota

Bhai Phota, also spelt as Bhai Fota, is celebrated on Dvitiya day or the second day after Kali Puja or Diwali festival in Bengal. In 2018, Bhai Phota date is November 9. Bengalis consider Bhai Phota as one of the prominent festivals. This festival represents the beautiful bond of love and affection between brothers and […]

Bhai Dooj 2018 | Bhau Beej 2018 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 2018, Bhai Dooj date is November 9. Bhai Dhooj is celebrated twice in a year. The first one is celebrated after the festival of colors, Holi, and […]

Diwali Amavasya 2018 | Deepavali Amavasya

Diwali Amavasya is the No Moon day which falls during Deepavali. In 2018, Diwali Amavasya date is November 7. It is Ashwin Amavasya in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars. As per North Indian Hindu calendars, it is Kartik Amavasya. Diwali Amavasya is the last day in Ashwin Month as per some calendars mentioned above. It […]

Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018

Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018 – Vrishabha Kaal Lagna Muhurat, Simha Kaal Lagna Muhurat or Kumbha Lagna Muhurat are the Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja.. For 7 November 2018, here are the timings for Sthira Lagna Muhurthams for Lakshmi Puja.. Kumbha Lagna Muhurat Timings – None Vrishabha Lagna Muhurat Timings […]

Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018 Time, Muhurat

Diwali Lakshmi Puja Time on 7 November 2018 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, […]

Naraka Chaturdashi Mantras: Stotras, Slokas to chant during Narak Chaturdashi Snan

Narak Chaturdashi is the second day of 5-day Diwali festival. It is also called as Choti Diwali. Kali Chaudas Puja is observed on Naraka Chaturdashi. Narak Chaturdashi Snan is considered as the most auspicious ritual to perform on this day. Narak Chaturdasi 2018 date is November 6. It is believed that this festival marks the […]

Abhyanga Snana Time 2018 during Diwali | Narak Chaturdashi Abhyanga Snan Muhurat

Abyanga Snana time 2018 during Diwali on 6 November 2018 is mentioned here for almost all Indian cities. Abhyanga Snana means ritual bath to be performed on Narak Chaturdasi or Diwali festival day. In India, Australia, New Zealand, UAE, Singapore & Malaysia Narak Chaturdasi Abhyanga Snan date is November 6. In USA, UK and Canada […]

Diwali Aarti Time 2018 | Timings for Deepavali Harathulu

Diwali Aarti Time 2018 (Timings for Deepavali Harathulu) is given here. In 2018, Diwali date is November 7 and Naraka Chaturdashi is on November 6. Most of the people perform Diwali Aarti on Naraka Chaturdashi as Amavasya is not preferable for taking Aarti. Hence, for most of the communities, Deepavali Aarti date is November 6. […]

Dhanteras Puja Time 2018 | Muhurat for Dhana Trayodashi Pooja 2018

Dhanteras Puja time 2018, Dhanteras 2018 Puja muhurat on Pradosh Kaal & Vrishabha Kaal Pooja timings on 5 November 2018 are given here. Timings for Dhanteras Puja are given here for almost all cities of India including New Delhi, Chandigarh, Surat, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Allahabad, Dehra Dun, Shimla, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Patna, Kolkata, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Raipur, Bhopal, […]

Kali Puja 2018 | Mahanisha Puja 2018 date

Kali Puja (Mahanisha Puja) is one of the most celebrated festivals in Bengal. It is observed during Diwali festival. In 2018, Kali Puja date is November 7. During Kali Puja, Goddess Shakti is worshipped in the form of Maha Kali. Devotees believe that on this day, Goddess Maha Kali is appeared along with 64,000 Yoginis. […]

Kedareshwar Vrata 2018 | Kedareshwar Puja on Deepavali Amavasya

Kedara Gauri Vrata or Kedareshwara Gowri Vratham is an observance to perform on Diwali Amavasya. In 2018, Kedara Gauri Vratam date is November 7. Usually, on the day of Kedara Vratam, married women or married couple worships Kedareshwara, Lord Shiva. Kedareshwara is another name of Lord Shiva. In some places, Kedara Gauri Vratam is observed […]

Yama Dvitiya 2018 | Yam Dwitiya

Yama Dvitiya or Yam Dwitiya is the last day of five-day Diwali celebrations. In 2018, Yama Dwitiya date is November 9. Yam Dwitiya is also called as Bhai Dhooj or Bhai Bij or Bhai Beej. In South India, it is called as Yama Dwitiya. Legend of Yama Dwitiya is associated with the God of death – […]

Tihar 2018 in Nepal

Tihar (Yama Panchak) is a five-day festival celebrated in Nepal after Dashain festival. In 2018, Tihar in Nepal starts on November 5 and ends on November 9. It is celebrated in Kartik month as per Nepali calendar. On five days of Tihar, five special rituals are performed. Kag Puja, Kukur Puja, Gai Puja, Govardhan Puja, […]

Bhagini Hasta Bhojanam on Yama Dwitiya during Diwali

Bhagini Hasta Bhojanam is a popular ritual observed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu on Yama Dwitiya (Bhatru Ditya) during the last day of Diwali festival. In 2018, Bhagini Hasta Bhojanam date is November 9. It marks the end of five-day Deepavali festival. Bhagini means sister and Hasta bhojanam means to take meals cooked […]

Bhatru Dwitiya

Bhatru Dwitiya is a famous tradition celebrated on the second day after Deepavali. In 2018, Bhatru Dwitiya date is November 9. 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 recipes […]

Naraka Chaturdashi 2018

Narak Chaturdashi or Naraka Chaturdasi is the most auspicious day during Diwali as it marks the death of demon Narakasura. In 2018, Narak Chaturdashi date is November 6. 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. […]

Dhanteras 2018 | Dhan Trayodasi | First day of Five-day Diwali festival

Dhanteras is the first day of five-day Diwali festival. Dhanteras 2018 date is November 5. 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 and […]

Narak Chaturdasi, Kali Choudas, Roop Choudas – Second Day of Diwali Festival

Narak Chaturdasi, also known as Kali Choudas and Roop Choudas, is observed on the Chaturdashi day in dark fortnight or Krishna Paksha during Ashwin month as per Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh calendars. It falls in Kartik month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. Narak Chaturdashi 2018 date is November 6. It is also […]