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Diwali Puja Shubh Muhurat 2020: Know the exact timing of Lakshmi pujan

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 11 November 2020, 14:00 IST

Diwali is just around the corner and people have started preparation for India’s one of the most anticipated festivals in India. It is also known as the festival of lights. As per the Hindu calendar, Diwali or Deepavali is observed on the day of Amavasya or new moon, which falls on the 15th day of the waning moon or Krishna Paksha in the month of Kartik.

Diwali symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance".

Ahead of Diwali, people used to clean and decorate their houses or workplaces. On the day of Deepavali, houses are decorated with lights, diyas, candles, and lamps. Also Read: Choti Diwali 2019: Know why lighting Diya near drain is important on Narak Chaturdashi

Hindu worships Lord Ganesha and Goddess Laxmi for their good health and wealth. After the Diwali puja, people exchange sweets and gifts among families, friends, and relatives.

Diwali Puja Shubh Muhurat:


This year, Diwali will be celebrated on Saturday, November 14, which is the same day when Choti Diwali or Naraka Chaturdashi or Choti Diwali will also be celebrated.

Puja Timings:

The Lakshmi pujan will be held between 05:58 pm and 07:59 pm on Saturday, November 14.
Diwali celebrations begin with Dhanteras followed by Naraka Chaturdashi, Lakshmi Puja, Govardhan Puja, and concludes with Bhai Dooj and Vishwakarma Puja.

Check out Diwali 2020 Calendar:

  • November 13- Dhanteras
  • November 14- Narak Chaturdashi/Lakshmi Puja
  • November 15- Govardhan Puja
  • November 16- Bhaiya Dooj

Also Read: Dhanteras 2019: Planning to buy gold this Diwali? Check these points before investing on jewellery

First published: 11 November 2020, 13:51 IST