Diwali 2021: Muhurat time, significance, history, puja; everything you need to know
Here's everything you need to know about the importance, puja muhurat, history, date and timings of the festival of lights Diwali. Check it out right here. Read below to know more about the same.
Diwali is one of the biggest Hindu festivals celebrated across the globe. The festival of lights marks the victory of good over evil and light over darkness. All the communities in India celebrate the festival with a lot of enthusiasm. People clean their homes, perform Lakshmi puja and pray to the Goddess of wealth to bless everyone with wealth and good health.
The festival starts on the 15th day of the Kartik month if we go according to the Hindu Lunar calendar. This year the festival is falling on November 4, 2021 which is a Thursday.
Diwali symbolises the victory of good over evil and the removal of darkness, negativity from our lives. People give gifts to their loved ones. The festival also signifies that our inner self is filled with positivity.
According to Hindu mythology, Lord Ram had returned back home with Mata Sita and younger brother Lakshman after spending 14 years in exile and defeating Ravan. Masses at Ayodha had celebrated his return with a lot of enthusiasm by lighting diyas and lamps. The tradition continues till date. Also read:Shine bright this Diwali with these 5 easy makeup tips (WATCH)
Diwali time and puja muhurat
Lakshmi puja is one of the most important rituals of Diwali. People pray to the Goddess of wealth to receive her blessings. Few people also believe that Diwali celebrates the wedding of Goddess Lakshmi with Vishnu.
Lakshmi Puja on Thursday, November 4, 202
Lakshmi Puja Muhurat - 06:09 PM to 08:04 PM
Duration - 01 Hour 56 Mins
Amavasya Tithi on Diwali begins at 6:03 am on November 4, 2021, and ends at 2:44 am on November 5, 2021.
Pradosh Kaal - 5:34 pm to 8:10 pm
Vrishabha Kaal - 6:09 pm to 8:04 pm
Lakshmi puja timings in major cities
06:39 PM to 08:32 PM - Pune06:09 PM to 08:04 PM - New Delhi06:21 PM to 08:10 PM - Chennai06:17 PM to 08:14 PM - Jaipur06:22 PM to 08:14 PM - Hyderabad06:10 PM to 08:05 PM - Gurgaon06:07 PM to 08:01 PM - Chandigarh05:34 PM to 07:31 PM - Kolkata06:42 PM to 08:35 PM - Mumbai06:32 PM to 08:21 PM - Bengaluru06:37 PM to 08:33 PM - Ahmedabad06:08 PM to 08:04 PM - Noida