Diwali 2021 is on Thursday, November 4 in India. Moreover, Diwali is the festival of lights. It brings happiness and joy. Diwali is celebrated in Kartik month. On the day of Amavasya of Krishna Paksha.
Why We Celebrate Diwali?
Firstly, According to ancient Indian History. People celebrate Diwali as the victory of good over evil. King Rama with his wife Queen Sita came back to Ayodhya from a 14 years exile. After defeating the evil king Ravana who kidnapped Sita. Secondly, the entire Ayodhya welcomes Ram and Sita by lighting lamps. To welcome Ram and Sita we celebrate Diwali.
Significance of Diwali
The festival of Diwali or Deepavali has a special significance amongst the Hindus. Moreover, The festival denotes the beginning of the new Hindu year. People clean their house, paint their home and buy new things and decorate their house with lamps and lanterns to impress Goddess Lakshmi and seek her blessings.
As a result, on the auspicious occasion of Diwali people worship Lord Ganesha and ask for wisdom and welfare. Whereas people worship Goddess Lakshmi and ask for happiness, wealth, and prosperity. Also, Read Indian states that banned firecrackers this Diwali.
Diwali 2021: 5 Days Celebration
The celebration of Diwali 2021 lasts for 5 days
- Diwali Day 1: November 2, 2021 Dwadashi – Dhanteras.
- Diwali Day 2: November 3, 2021 Trayodashi – Choti Diwali.
- Diwali Day 3: November 4, 2021 Amavasya – Diwali.
- Diwali Day 4: November 5, 2021 Pratipada – Padwa.
- Diwali Day 5: November 6, 2021 Dwitiya – Bhai Duj.
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Shubh Muhurat for Diwali Pooja 2021
This year Diwali celebration will be on 4th November. Amavasya Tithi will commence from 4th November 2021 at 06:03 am and end on 5th November at 2:44 am. However, The Shubh Muhurat(auspicious time) for Diwali 2021 Lakshmi Pooja is in the evening from 6.10pm to 8.06pm.
Dhanteras 2021 Know The Date Muhurat and Significance
This year Dhanteras celebration is on 2nd November. Moreover, On this auspicious day of Dhanteras people buy new things mostly gold and silver ornaments, or copper utensils. However, Many people buy vehicles and land. As a result, It is believed, whatever we buy on Dhanteras it will bring prosperity to the family.
Dhanteras 2021 Shubh Muhurat
This year there are multiple Shubh Muhurat for Dhanteras 2021. One of the Shubh Muhurat for Dhanteras is till 11.30am of 2nd November. Secondly, the next Shubh Muhurat known as Labh Amrut Yog is from 10.30am to 1.30pm. Moreover, the next Muhurat is from 3 to 4.30pm and from 7.30pm to 9pm.
Dhanteras Pooja Timings Shubh Muhurat
On the day of Dhanteras People worship Goddess Dhanwanthry, Goddess Lakshmi, and God Kuber. The Shubh Muhurat for Dhanteras Pooja 2021 is from 6.18pm to 8.14pm on 2nd November.
Chant the Holy Mantra on Dhanteras
According to ancient Indian history. Chanting mantra helps awake gods and goddesses. Chant this mantra on Dhanteras to seek the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi and God Kuber. ॐ ह्रीं ह्रीं ह्रीं महालक्ष्मी धनदा लक्ष्मी कुबेराय मम गृह स्थिरो ह्रीं ॐ नमः .
Dos and Dont’s in Dhanteras
What we should not buy in Dhanteras?
On this special day of Dhanteras. People buy new things and decorate their houses. Whereas there are a few things which should be prohibited to buy on this day. However, Black color items should not be bought on this day, oil, glass items, aluminium items should not be bought into the house.