Hindus disheartened as New Zealand appears to dodge request for Diwali holiday

Hindus are disappointed as New Zealand Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety and Deputy Leader of the House Michael Wood does not seem to be fully receptive to the idea of national public holiday on Diwali, the most popular of Hindu festivals. Responding to the request of distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed seeking public holiday […]

Diwali 2018 | Deepavali 2018

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, […]

Diwali Puja Time in Australia, New Zealand

Here are Diwali Puja Timings, Muhurat 2017 in Australia & New Zealand. In 2017, Diwali festival date is October 19. Lakshmi Puja and Kubera Puja are the meritorious rituals to perform on Diwali festival day. Hindu communities in Australia & New Zealand celebrate Diwali in grand manner. Some clubs and other organizations organize public events […]

Diwali Puja Time 2011 in Australia, New Zealand

26th October Diwali Lakshmi Puja time 2011 in Australia and New Zealand is given here. The timings of Pradosh kaal Lakshmi Puja & Mahanishita kaal Lakshmi Pooja have calculated without Sthir Lagna. The puja timings or muhurat are given here for all major cities of Australia – Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra & Adelaide and […]