Diwali 2021 is what everyone is expecting to celebrate this year.
Diwali or Deepavali is known as festival of lights and is celebrated throughout India and also in many other countries. Lets get some information about Diwali 2021 and some interesting facts about it.
When is Diwali 2021?
Diwali 2021 is celebrated on Thursday, 4th November in India.
Diwali is a major festival of the Hindus and is celebrated throughout India. Deepawali is celebrated to symbolize the victory of Good over Evil. Deepavali is celebrated on the New moon day (Amavasya) of the Hindu month Kartika, which is usually October or November.
It is also believed that Goddess Lakshmi was born on the new moon day (amavasya) of the month of Kartika.
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Deepavali Five Days Celebration
Diwali festival usually lasts for five days, starting on Dhanteras and ends on Bhaiya Dooj. Hindus decorate their homes with decorations, electric serial bulbs and oil lamps. They worship Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi and do Puja for prosperity. People wear new dresses and cook variety of food delicacies. They also distribute sweets and gifts to their relatives and friends to express their happiness. Fire crackers are lit at night by both children and adults.
The five days are observed as below.
|Day 1||Dhanteras||Start of New Financial year for Indian Businessmen.|
|Day 2||Naraka Chaturdasi||Oil bath is taken.|
|Day 3||Diwali||The Deepavali day.|
|Day 4||Kartika Shudda Padyami|
|Day 5||Bhaiya Dooj (Yama Dvitiya)||symbolizes the affection between brothers and sisters.|
Diwali 2021 Laxmi Puja Auspicious Time (Lakshmi Pooja Subh Muhurat)
|Lakshmi Puja Muhurat||06:09 PM to 08:04 PM (Duration – 01 Hour 56 Minutes)|
|Pradosh Kaal||05:34 PM to 08:10 PM|
|Vrishabha Kaal||06:09 PM to 08:04 PM|
|Amavasya Tithi Begins||06:03 AM on Nov 04, 2021|
|Amavasya Tithi Ends||02:44 AM on Nov 05, 2021|
Lakshmi Puja Muhurat in Other Cities
(These timings are approximate, for exact timing, please check with your astrologer.)
|Pune||06:39 PM to 08:32 PM|
|New Delhi||06:09 PM to 08:04 PM|
|Chennai||06:21 PM to 08:10 PM|
|Jaipur||06:17 PM to 08:14 PM|
|Hyderabad||06:22 PM to 08:14 PM|
|Gurgaon||06:10 PM to 08:05 PM|
|Chandigarh||06:07 PM to 08:01 PM|
|Kolkata||05:34 PM to 07:31 PM|
|Mumbai||06:42 PM to 08:35 PM|
|Bengaluru||06:32 PM to 08:21 PM|
|Ahmedabad||06:37 PM to 08:33 PM|
|Noida||06:08 PM to 08:04 PM|
Year Wise Diwali Dates from 2015 to 2028