Diwali 2023: Importance & Significance, Date, Puja Timings

Associated with wealth and happiness, it begins at the end of the cropping season and heralds prosperity, While many celebrate it in memory of Rama and Sita’s return after 14 years of exile, others commemorate the return of Pandavas after 12 years of canvas and agyatavas on this day.

Diwali Importance

According to mythology, Deepavali is also mentioned as Deepapratipadutsava in seventh-century Sanskrit play Nagananda where newly-wed brides and grooms were given gifts and lamps were lit in memory of lord Vishnu and goddess Lakshmi’s marriage.

Diwali Significance

Diwali, which is the festival of lights, stands for the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil and falls on the day of ‘amavasya’ of Kartik, The Lakshmi Puja Muhurat start at 05:46 PM and ends at 08:22 PM. Amavasya Tithi start at 02:44 PM on November 12 and ends at 02:56 PM on November 13

Diwali Date & Puja Timings

06:09 PM to 08:09 PM – Pune 05:39 PM to 07:35 PM – Delhi 05:52 PM to 07:54 PM – Chennai 05:48 PM to 07:44 PM – Jaipur 05:52 PM to 07:53 PM – Hyderabad 05:05 PM to 07:03 PM – Kolkata 06:12 PM to 08:12 PM – Mumbai 06:03 PM to 08:05 PM – Bengaluru 06:07 PM to 08:06 PM – Ahmedabad

Diwali Pujan Timing State Wise