19th October Happy Diwali 2017 Significance Date Timings Lakshami Puja. Hi Friends, hope you all are doing fine. Diwali is one of the major Indian festival. Diwali also known as Deepavali is falls on the first New Moon night of Kartik month as per the Hindu calendar. It generally falls in October or November month of Gregorian calendar. This year the date for Diwali is 19th October. There are many stories or tales associated with the celebration of Diwali. The most popular one is associated with Lord Ram. It is believed that on this day, Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya after defeating the demon King Ravana. To welcome their king, people of Ayodhya lighted the complete city with earthen lamps, diyas and candles. Hence the festival got its name as Deepavali. Deep means light and avail means row. Another story is about Pandavas when they returned to their homeland after 13 yrs of exile. Sikhs celebrate Diwali to to mark the freedom of their guru, Guru Hargobind ji, as he broke free from the jail on this day.
19th October Happy Diwali 2017 Significance Date Timings Lakshami Puja Firecrackers
There are many rituals which we all follow during Diwali. However the most important one Lakshami Puja. We worship Lakshmi ji, also known as the goddess of wealth and prosperity on this day. People keep a day long fast and eat after doing Lakshami Puja. The best time to do Lakshami Puja is after sunset. Please see below the exact date and time for Lakshmi Puja this year:
Diwali Lakshmi Puja Muhurt: Shubh Muhurat starts at 07:11 PM and ends at 08:16 PM.
Pradosh Kaal: The best time to do Lakshmi Pujan is during Pradosh kaal. This year Pradosh kaal will start at 05:43 PM and ends at 08:16 PM.
Burning firecrackers is one of the most common thing on Diwali. Different types of firecrackers are available in the market nowadays. Sparkles, Phuljhari, Anar, Chakkar, Rockets, Atom bomb, bullet bomb are the most common firecrackers. But people should be careful while burning these as it can be dangerous. Please take proper precautions.
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See Karwa Chauth Puja Aarti Vidhi from the below link
Also see Diwali Lakshmi Puja Shubh Muhurat and Puja Vidhi
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