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Diwali 2023: Know Lakshmi Puja Muhurat In Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune And Other Cities

Happy Diwlai 2023: The festive season is far from over, and celebrations in Indian households are in full swing. After marking the Dussehra festivities, Hindus are gearing up to observe the five days of Diwali, the festival of light. Diwali is also known as Deepavali, and it will be celebrated on Sunday, November 12. It marks the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, and hope over despair.

Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is one of the most important and popular Hindu festivals that is also celebrated by Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists in India and other parts of the world. It is a five-day celebration that marks the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance. The five-day festivity began on Friday, November 10th with Dhanteras, and today people celebrated Choti Diwali also known as Naraka Chaturdashi and the main day of Diwali will be celebrated on Sunday, November 13th this year.

Happy Diwali 2023
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It’s important to note that the main Lakshmi Puja is performed on Amavasya, which falls two days after Dhanteras. Diwali or Deepavali, a major Hindu festival, marks the marks the victory of good over evil. In 2023, it falls on a Sunday, November 12th, and in this article, we provide city-wise shubh muhurat, puja timing, puja vidhi, mantras, and more to help you plan your festivities effectively. Explore this guide to ensure that you kickstart your Diwali with prosperity and blessings.

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When is Diwali in 2023?

According to the ancient calendar, Diwali is observed on Amavasya – the 15th day – of the month of Kartik, every year. In 2023, Diwali will be celebrated on Sunday, November 12, 2023.

Diwali 2023 Shubh Muhurat and Puja Timings:

According to Drik Panchang, the auspicious Lakshmi puja timing for Diwali 2023 will begin at 5:19 pm and end at 7:19 pm. The muhurat will last from 1 hour 56 minutes.

Pradosh Kaal 

Lakshmi Puja Muhurat –  05:29 pm pm to 08:08 pm (It is believed that performed Lakshmi Puja during the Pradosh period is considered auspicious)

Vrishabha Kaal – 05:39 pm to 07:35 pm

The Amavasya Tithi – will begin at 02:44 pm on November 12

The Amavasya Tithi – will end at 02:56 pm on November 13

Nishita Kaal Muhurat

Lakshmi Puja Muhurat – 11:39 pm to 12:32 am

Mahanishita Kaal – 11:39 pm to 12:32 am, Nov 13

Simha Kaal – 12:10 am to 02:27 am, Nov 13

Choghadiya Puja Muhurat

Afternoon Muhurat (Shubha) – 02:44 pm to 02:47 pm

Evening Muhurat (Shubha, amrita, Chara) – 05:29 pm to 10:26 pm

Night Muhurat (Labha) – 01:44 am to 03:24 am, Nov 13

Early Morning Muhurat (Shubha) – 05:03 am to 06:42 am, Nov 13

Diwali 2023 Citywise Shubh Muhurat for Lakshmi Puja:

Pune – 06:09 pm to 08:09 pmNew Delhi – 05:39 pm to 07:35 pmChennai – 05:52 pm to 07:54 pmJaipur – 05:48 pm to 07:44 pmHyderabad – 05:52 pm to 07:53 pmGurugram – 05:40 pm to 07:36 pmChandigarh – 05:37 pm to 07:32 pmKolkata – 05:05 pm to 07:03 pmMumbai – 06:12 pm to 08:12 pmBengaluru – 06:03 pm to 08:05 pmAhmedabad – 06:07 pm to 08:06 pmNoida – 05:39 pm to 07:34 pm

Diwali 2023 puja vidhi

1. Before starting Diwali puja, ensure your home is tidy. Decorate it with colorful rangoli and lights to welcome positive energy.

1. Set up a small altar or ‘mandir’ at a clean and quiet place in your home. Place deities, idols, or pictures of gods and goddesses on it.

3. Light diyas and candles to symbolize the victory of light over darkness. This brings a warm and inviting atmosphere to your puja.

4. Place fresh flowers on the altar as an offering. It’s a simple and beautiful way to express devotion.

5. Begin the puja by expressing your gratitude and seeking blessings from the divine. You can use simple prayers or chants that resonate with you.

6. Place sweets and fruits as offerings to the deities. It symbolizes sharing the bounty of the harvest and seeking blessings for prosperity.

7. Light incense sticks to purify the air and create a serene environment. The fragrance is believed to attract positive energy.

8. Sing or recite aarti to the deities. You can find simple aarti songs online or use traditional ones passed down through generations.

9. Chanting simple mantras can enhance the spiritual atmosphere. Choose mantras that resonate with your beliefs and connect you to the divine.

10. Conclude the puja by seeking blessings for your family, friends, and yourself. Express your wishes for happiness, health, and prosperity for everyone.

Powerful Lakshmi Mantras chant on Diwali to Attain Financial Stability

Chanting Lakshmi mantras on Diwali brings profound benefits, invoking prosperity and auspicious energies. These sacred chants attract wealth, abundance, and financial well-being into one’s life. Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, is revered for bestowing blessings, dispelling negativity, and fostering a harmonious environment. The rhythmic recitation of these mantras during Diwali cultivates a positive mindset, attracting success and fulfillment while fostering spiritual growth and inner peace. Embrace the transformative power of Lakshmi mantras for a brighter, more prosperous life.

Shree Lakshmi Mantra

“Om Shring Hring Kling Tribhuvan Mahalakshmyai Asmaakam

Daaridray Naashay Prachur Dhan Dehi Dehi Kling Hring Shring Om”

Mahalakshmi Mantra

“Om Shring Hring Kling Aing saung Om hring Ka A Ee La Hring Ha

Sa Ka La Hring Sakal Hring Saung Aing Kling Hring Shring Om”

Lakshmi Beej Mantra 

“Om Shring Shriye Namah”

Jyeshtha Lakshmi Mantra

“Om Aing Hring Shring Jyesth Lakshmi Swayambhuve Hring Jyesthayai Namah ||”

Shree Lakshmi Narasingh Mantra

“|| Om Hring Kshraung Shring Lakshmi Nrisinghay Namah ||

|| Om Kling Kshraung Shring Lakshmi Devyai Namah ||”

Dwadashakshar Mahalakshmi Mantra

“|| Om Aing Hring Shring Kling Sauh

Jagatprasutyai Namah ||”

Ekdashakshar Siddha Lakshmi Mantra

“| Om Shring Hring Kling Shring Sidhda Lakshmyai Namah ||”

MahaLakshmi Yakshineevidya

“Om Hring kling MahaLakshmyai Namah ||”

Lakshmi Gayatri Mantra 

“Om Shree Mahalakshmyai Cha Vidraahe Vishnu Patrayai Cha Dheemahi Tanno Lakshmi Prachodayat Om ||”

Lakshmi Mahamantra

“Om Hring Shring Kreeng Shring Kreeng Kling Shring Mahalakshmi

Mam Grihe Dhanam Pooray Pooray Chintaayai Dooray Dooray Swaha”

What are the 5 days of Diwali in 2023?

Festival Date Thithi Celebrations
Dhanteras Friday, 10, November 2023 Trayodashi Festival of Purchasing Gold and Metals
Choti Diwali Saturday, 11 November 2023 Chaturdashi Decorations and Making Rangolis
Diwali (Laxmi Puja) Sunday, 12 November 2023 Amavasya Festival of Lights and diyas
Govardhan Puja Tuesday, 14 November 2023 Pratipada Offer prayers to Lord Goverdhan
(Shri Krishna)
Bhai Dooj Wednesday, 15 November 2023 Dwitiya Celebration of brothers and sisters

Diwali 2023 FAQs

Q: When is Diwali in 2023?

A: Diwali 2023 will be celebrated on Sunday, November 12, 2023.

Q: How long is Diwali celebrated?

A: Diwali is celebrated for five days, each with its own special significance. The five days of Diwali are:

– Dhanteras

– Naraka Chaturdashi

– Lakshmi Puja (main day of Diwali)

– Govardhan Puja

– Bhai Dooj

Q: What is the significance of Diwali?

A: Diwali is a festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance. It is also a time to celebrate the beginning of a new Hindu year.

Q: How is Diwali celebrated?

A: Diwali is celebrated by lighting diyas (clay oil lamps), decorating homes with flowers and rangolis (colorful floor designs), exchanging gifts, and eating sweets. People also worship Goddess Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity, on the main day of Diwali.

Q: What are some safety tips for Diwali?

A: Diwali is a time of celebration and joy, but it is important to be safe. Here are some safety tips for Diwali:

– Be careful when lighting diyas and candles. Make sure to keep them away from flammable materials.

– Supervise children when they are using fireworks.

– Wear earplugs to protect your hearing from the noise of fireworks.

– If you have any respiratory problems, wear a mask to protect yourself from the smoke from fireworks.

Q: What are some popular Diwali gifts?

A: Popular Diwali gifts include sweets, dry fruits, nuts, clothes, jewelry, and home décor items. It is also customary to exchange gifts of money on Diwali.

Q: Is Diwali a public holiday in India?

A: Yes, Diwali is a public holiday in India. All government offices and schools are closed on this day.

Diwali is a time for celebration, joy, and togetherness. It is a time to celebrate the victory of good over evil and to spread the message of love, peace, and prosperity.

(Note: Dates/timings may be subject to change; details mentioned here are as per the information available.)

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