Diwali 2021: The festival of lights Diwali is the most awaited festival in India. It is celebrated with zeal and fervour throughout the country. Deepawali is celebrated across India in unique ways by people of several religions, castes and regions. The festival symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair. The festival of light is celebrated on the 15th day of the holiest Kartika month.
On this auspicious day, people light lamps and diyas, worship various gods and goddesses, wear new clothes, and have sweets.
Diwali 2021: Time for Lakshmi Pooja and Ganesha Pooja
Time: 06:09 pm to 08:20 pm
Duration – 1 hour 55 minutes
Pradosh Kaal– 17:34:09 PM to 20:10:27 PM
Vrshabh kaal – 18:10:29 PM to 20:06:20 PM
Today is Diwali. On the day of Diwali, people offer prayers to Goddess Laxmi who is known to be the Goddess of Wealth. Here are the Laxmi Puja Timings for different cities according to drikpanchang.com.
Diwali 2021 Muhurat
Nishita Kal: November 5, 11.39 pm to 00.31 pm.
The Sinha Lagna starts at 00.39, on November 5, and ends at 2.56 am, on November 6.
Shrabh Choghadiya Muhurta on Diwali
Early morning muhurta: 06:34:53 am to 07:57:17 pm.
Muhurta for the morning: 10:42:06 am to 14:49:20 pm.
Muhurta For Evening: 16:11:45 pm to 20:49:31 pm.
The Ratri Muhurta is from 24:04:53 pm to 01:42:34 pm.
Diwali 2021: History And Significance
Diwali marks the celebration of Lord Rama’s arrival to Ayodhya after being exiled for 14 long years. In some parts of the country, it is believed that Diwali marks the celebration of Goddess Laxmi’s wedding with Lord Vishnu. Few legends say Goddess Laxmi was born on the full moon day of Kartik and that is why we celebrate the day.
Diwali has a great significance as the day marks the victory of light over dark, and good over evil. We celebrate the knowledge and goodness of people. As the day approaches, we clean our houses and decorate them to let go of all the unnecessary items and worries. Diwali is believed to be the beginning of a new journey by forgetting all the troubles of the past and stepping into the light.