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Diwali - 07 Nov 2018, Wednesday
- 07 Nov 2018, Wednesday

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2018
Vrishchika Lagna Muhurat
07:25 to 09:43
Duration: 2 Hours 18 Mins
Kumbha Lagna Muhurat
13:30 to 14:57
Duration: 1 Hours 27 Mins
Vrishabha Lagna Muhurat
17:57 to 19:53
Duration: 1 Hours 56 Mins

Diwali

Diwali is one of the major festivals for the Hindus all over the world. These days it has even turned as a universal celebrations among the Hindu communities living in other parts of the globe wherein the people of those nations participate along with them. Diwali means row of lamps. This is also called as festival of lights that is believed to ward of evils and negativity from lives and fill the household with God’s blessings, abundance and prosperity.

Beliefs associated with Diwali

Hindu mythology gives different accounts of the origin of Diwali. Here are a few of them.

This day marked the day when Rama returned victoriously from Lanka. The people of Ayodhya welcomed Sri Rama on this day by lighting a line of lamps in front of their houses and the tradition followed since then.

On this day, Lord Krishna defeated the demon Narakasura and hence the day marks the victory of good over the evil and people rejoice the escape from the demon by lighting lamps and firing crackers.

Jains believe that on the day of Diwali, Lord Mahavira attained Nirvana.

It was also on the day of Diwali that Guru Hargobind Ji, the sixth Guru of the Sikhs was freed from imprisonment.

Diwali celebrations

Diwali brings to mind, new clothes, sweets, crackers, lamps, gifts, visiting relatives and enjoying with the family and friends. Hence this day is liked by people of all ages. The festival of Diwali has a profound meaning of removing the inner darkness and lighting the lamps of wisdom. The fervor and joy associated with Diwali are unmatchable.


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