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 – […]
Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights, is the most celebrated Hindu festival. Diwali 2018 date is November 7. 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 (Marathi, Gujarati, […]
Exact time or Shubh Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja may differ from region to region. Diwali Laxmi Puja 2018 date is November 7. 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 2018, Pradosh kaal is between 5.30 […]
Diwali or Deepavali is the most celebrated festival in India. In 2014, Diwali date is October 23. Diwali festival is a five-day celebration which begins with Dhanteras (Dhan Trayodasi). The second day of Diwali is Narak Chaturdasi (Roop Chaudas / Kali Chaudas). Third day of the festival is main Diwali (Deepavali). Bali Pratipada (Govardhan Puja) […]
Exact time or Shubh Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja may differ from region to region. Diwali Laxmi Puja 2011 date is October 26. To perform Lakshmi Puja on Deepavali, Pradosh kaal and Nishit kaal are very auspicious timings. These muhurats may vary day by day, but during Diwali 2011, Pradosh kaal is between 6.46 pm and 8.41 in the evening. Nishit […]
Diwali Diyas (lamps) samples
Diwali, the festival of lights, is also the festival for new dresses. According to Indian textile market, Diwali is the biggest season for them to sell ethnic dresses. On Diwali, people like to wear ethnic dresses. Women wear – Sarees, Ghagra Cholis, Kurthis, Chudidaars, etc.. Men wear Kurtha Pyzamas, Kurhta and Dhoti, Sherwani, etc..