Diwali, the festival of lights, is quickly approaching, and shoppers can be seen in the markets. Preparations for Dhanteras and not just Diwali were in full swing.
Dhanteras, the first day of the five-day festival of lights, is regarded as a lucky day to purchase and import fresh metal objects, particularly metals like gold and silver.
This list of the five days of Diwali is provided.
October 22: Dhanteras or Dhan Trayodashi
On October 22, the Dhanteras puja muhurat will be observed from 7:00 pm to 08:17 pm. On this day, people worship Lord Kubera and Goddess Lakshmi and make new purchases. People buy silver, gold, clothes, and electronics because they believe that doing so will bring them good fortune. It is just the goddess of wealth who is honored on this day.
October 23: Narak Chaturdashi, also known as Choti Diwali
On October 23, Naraka Chaturdasi, the second day, often referred to as Choti Diwali, will start at 05:05 and end at 06:27. Hindu history and legend hold that Lord Krishna engaged in combat with the demon Narakasura and slew him.
October 24: Diwali
On October 23, Naraka Chaturdasi, the second day, often referred to as Choti Diwali, will start at 05:05 and end at 06:27. Also Hindu history and legend hold that Lord Krishna engaged in combat with the demon Narakasura and slew him.
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October 25: Govardhan Puja
The muhurat for Govardhan Puja runs from 06:28 to 08:43. A day after Diwali, Indians celebrate Govardhan Puja, a day dedicated to worshiping Lord Krishna. People think that Lord Krishna raised the mountain known as “Govardhan” to protect the citizens of Mathura from Lord Indra.
October 26: Bhai Dooj
The last and most important day is known as Bhai Dooj or Bhau Beej, which honors the unique relationship between brothers and sisters. On October 26, Bhaiya Dooj is observed. The Aparahna time on this day runs from 01:12 to 03:26. Similar to Rakshabandhan, it is observed on the second day of the lunar calendar’s Shukla Paksha.
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