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Muhurat and Puja Timings Diwali for 2023
One of the most significant Hindu holidays of the year is Diwali, sometimes referred to as Deepavali. It is a celebration of lights honouring the victory of light over darkness and good over evil. On the darkest night of the lunar month of Kartika, which usually occurs in October or November, people celebrate Diwali. These are the different facets of the religious event, ranging from its significance and customs to the geographical differences in its commemoration.
Diwali Prayer (Muhurat)
In terms of schedules, the Diwali puja is carried out at particular fortunate times. Devotees pray to Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi for wisdom, money, and prosperity. The Lakshmi Puja Muhurat is expected to last one hour and fifty-six minutes, from 5:40 PM to 7:36 PM, according to Drik Panchang.
Here are the other crucial times that are mentioned:
- Pradosh Kaal: 6:30 p.m. to 8 P.M.
- Vrishabha Kaal: evening, from 5:39 to 7:35 P.M.
- Amavasya Tithi Commences on November 12, 2023, at 2:44 PM
- Amavasya Tithi concludes on November 13, 2023, at 2:56 PM.
Dates of Celebration in Various Indian Regions
In India, Diwali is widely observed, while regional variations exist in the dates and traditions. The dates of Diwali celebrations across various regions of India are summarised here:
November 12, 2023 in South India
November 11, 2023 (often the day before Diwali) in Goa and West India
November 26, 2023, Varanasi
November 12, 2023, Punjab
November 12, 2023: throughout India, including West Bengal, Odisha, Assam, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Gujarat