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Diwali 2023: When is Diwali? | Day and Dates | Significance | Puja Timings | Diwali Remedies
Diwali 2023: Day and Dates, Puja Timings, Diwali Remedies- Bharat is a Country of vast and diverse culture. All over Bharat people celebrate different festivals as per their beliefs and traditions. Diwali or Deepawali is an annual Hindu festival. It is celebrated on Kartik month Amavasya (New Moon day). It is a 5-day festival: Dhanteras, Choti Diwali, Diwali, Goverdhan Pooja, and Bhai Dooj. Deepawali or Diwali is the “Festival of Light” Widely celebrated all over India. It is celebrated in the months of October and November. It is a five-day festival starting from Dhanteras and ending at Bhai Dooj. Check out all about the 5-day Hindu observance and its significance.
Diwali 2023: Day and dates, 5 Days Festival, Puja Timings, Diwali Remedies
Diwali 2023: What are the days and dates, Puja Timings and remedies to perform during Diwali?Dhanteras 2023: The festival of 'Dhanteras' is celebrated on the Trayodashi of Krishna Paksha of Kartik month. According to religious belief, buying new utensils on this day is auspicious. The worship of Yamraj, the god of death, and Lord Dhanvantari, has special significance on the day of Dhanteras. The festival of Dhanteras comes on the first day of the 5-day festival of Diwali. This year this festival will be celebrated on Friday, 10th November. Lord Dhanvantari was born on this day.
Choti Diwali: The second day of the festival or the Beginning of Diwali. Choti Diwali is celebrated on the Trayodashi of Krishna Paksha of Kartik month. This year this festival will be celebrated on Saturday, 11th November 23. And the next day will be Badi Diwali on 12th November 2023. Mainly people clean their houses, buy new things, lit Diyas, and make Rangoli. According to mythology, this is associated with Lord Krishna and his victory over the demon Naraksura (who kidnapped 16,000 princes).
Diwali 2023: “Festival of Lights” celebrated on Kartik month Amavasya (New Moon day). Today, people worship goddess Laxmi Ji and Ganeshji symbol of Labh (profit) and Shubh (auspicious) respectively. According to mythology, this day is associated with the return of Lord Ram after 14 years of exile, and to welcome him people lit diyas.In Jain’s tradition on this day Lord Mahavir got nirvana. They offer a big ladoo in the Jain temple in the morning. In the evening people do Laxmi pooja, exchange gifts, lit diyas, and make rangoli.
Goverdhan Puja - The 4th day of the festival. Goverdhan Puja Also known as annakoot or annakut. It is celebrated on the Pratipada Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. on this day people worship Goverdhan mountain (situated near Vrindavan) and Lord Krishna. People offer Various types of vegetarian food and sweets.
Bhai Dooj - The Festival celebrates the bond of brother and sister. The 5th and last day of the festival. It is celebrated on the Dwitiya Thihi of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. On this day, the sister does the brother's tikka by applying vermilion on his forehead and praying for their prosperity and longevity. In some parts, the sister gives Dry coconut/water coconut.
Diwali 2023: Date and Puja Timings, Significance, History and Diwali Remedies
Diwali 2023 - what is History and Significance and Puja Timings?
According to the epic Ramayana, when King Dasharatha sent Ram ji into exile for 14 years, Sitaji and Laxman also followed him. When Ramji was staying in the Panchwati during that time, one day the king of demons, Ravana kidnapped Sita and took her to Lanka. When Ramji found out that Sita Ji was in Lanka, he attacked Lanka with Hanuman and Sugreev's army. The war continued for 9 days and on the 10th day Ram killed the demon Ravan. We know this day by the name of Vijaydashmi. When Ram ji came to Ayodhya with Sita ji and Laxman, that day the people of Ayodhya filled Ayodhya with ghee lamps, celebrating their arrival. Diwali is celebrated from that day onwards.
Diwali 2023: Diwali and its celebration in Jainism
Deepawali is celebrated by the Jain community as the Nirvana day of Mahavir Swami. According to Jain texts, Mahavir Swami (the last Tirthankara of the present Avasarpini period) attained salvation during the Pratyush period of Chaturdashi. It is the last hour of Chaturdashi, hence Jain people celebrate Diwali during Amavasya. On this day, Nirvana Ladoo is offered in many Jain temples. Laddu is round, which means it has neither a beginning nor an end. The method of worship of Jain Diwali is completely different from other Hindu religions.
Diwali 2023: Day and Date, Diwali Remedies
This year Diwali is on 12th November 2023. Diwali falls on Amavasya, a time period to perform remedies. On this various remedies can be performed to improve your finances. Given below are the remedies that can be performed on Diwali. These Remedies have been tried.
On the day of Diwali Poojan, take a black turmeric knot, 5 Beetal nuts, 5 kaudi ( कौड़िया), a piece of red cloth, and, a small sliver bowl/plate. Then purify black turmeric with an incense stick( धुप दीप). Wash kaudi with Ganga Jal to purify it. Tie all these things in red cloth. During Diwali, Poojan keeps this bundle in a silver bowl or plate. Do worship with dhoop, deep, and navidhya. After keeping it in a pooja place all night, keep it in your locker the next day. With this remedy, the grace of goddess Laxmi will remain over you.
Begin this remedy from the day of Diwali. Visit any Laxmi, Durga, or any goddess temple light a lamp of ghee, and offer homemade kheer. Do it continuously for the next 40 days, to get the grace of The goddess Laxmi. If you forget to start from Diwali then you can start it from the first Friday of Shukla Paksha.
If you feel that your new business is not being set up, take this measure. Start with Diwali, place a glass of water filled with water near your head while sleeping at night, and throw this water out of the house the next morning. Do it regularly.
Diwali falls on Amavasya day. offering water to the Peepal tree this day will give relief from the Shani Dosha and Kaal Sarpa Dosha.
On the night of Diwali lit a mustard oil lamp under the Peepal tree and came back. Make sure no one is watching you.