This year Deepawali is on Wednesday 26th October, 2011. A very large section of the Hindu society depends on astrology and adheres to the ideal time (muhurats) to perform the pujas and invest.
As a lunar holiday the dates shift on western calendars but remains the same by the Gregorian calendar, though it typically falls in the second half of October or the first half of November.
Diwali (also called Deepavali) is a joyous Hindu holiday that celebrates the triumph of good over evil and illuminates the homes and hearts of all who take part with hope and joy for the new year. Diwali, also known as The Festival of Lights is a five-day festival
centered on family and community marked with lights, prayer, fireworks, delicious feasts, street fairs and music. End of the five days Hindu New Year start.
Pushya Nakshtra गुरुपुष्यामृत
Pushya Nakshtra on Thrusday October, 21, 2011. Ausicious for gold and silver purchase.
Rama Eakadashi Aasho Vad Ekadashi And Vagh Baras
(आसो वद एकादशी & वाघ बारश)
Rama Eakadashi आसो वद एकादशी and वाघ बारश on Sunday October 23 2011.
Dhan Terash- Laxmi Pooja Celebration
Nakshtra and Date: आसो वद 12 - Monday October 24 2011
- 6:45 AM - 09:35 AM
- 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
- 3:11 PM - 5:50 PM
- 7.50 PM - 00:23 AM
Kali Chaudash-Kali Pooja– Yantra Pooja
Date and Nakshtra: आसो वद (aaso vad) 13 Tuesday October 25 2011.
Muhrat Time:: After 9.30AM and before 2.17 AM of Oct 26, 2011
Deepavali - Lakshmi Pooja-Sharda-Chopada Poojan
Chopda Puja during Diwali is performed mainly in western parts of India. Chopda Poojan date is Wednesday October 26 2011. 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.
Date and Nakshtra: आसो वद 30 अमावास्या, Wednesday October 26 2011
- 6:42 AM - 09:35 AM
- 11:00 AM - 12.35 PM
- 3:25 PM - 6.25 PM
- 8:21 PM - 00:10 AM
New Year/Bhai Bij
Date and Nakshtra: Vikram Samvat 2068 kartik sud Ekam, Bij
Date and Nakshtra: New Year October 27 2011 , Thursday ववक्रम संवत २०६८ कार्तकि सूद १
Anna Kut, Govardhan Pooja, Bali Pooja
Bhai Bij - भाई बीज - यम तृतीया
भाई बीज यम तृतीया Friday 28th October 2011
Labh Pancham-Gnan Panchami
ऱाभ पांचम ज्ञान पंचमी , कारतक सूद 5 , Monday October 31 2011
Tulsi Vivah देव ददवाऱी पुर्णिमा ,तुऱसी वववाह
तुऱसी वववाह starts Nov 06 2011-Ekadashi –Nov 11 Poornima(Auspicious times calculated as per Atlanta sunrise time) You can adjust timing as per sun rice at your city or state.