Chopda Puja during Diwali is performed mainly in western parts of India. Chopda Puja date is November 5th evening. Diwali is the last day of financial year in traditional Hindu business and Chopda Pujan is performed on the day on the new account books. This ritual is also known as Muhurat Puja.
This puja is basically performed by the Hindu business community in Gujarat, Rajashtan and Maharashtra. All account books are kept for puja on the day and blessing is sought from Goddess Lakshmi and Ganesha.
In the new account books, people write Subh Labh and draw the sign of Swastik.
In some regions, Chopda Puja is also performed along with Kuber Puja.
Diwali Muhrat Time 2014
Diwali Laxmi Pujan Muhurat Time 2014 --- 07:33 pm to 08:43 pm
Diwali Pooja Muhurat of Pradosh Kaal ----- 06:12 pm to 08:43 pm
Diwali Shubh Muhurat of Vrishabha Kaal ---07:33 pm to 09:31 pm
Chopada Punjan Muhurat Timings
Chopad Poonjan on Diwali Muhurat timings : 18:08 to 19:49 ( 1 hour 40 Mins )