Pradosh Kaal Muhurat
- Lakshmi Puja Muhurta = 17:11 to 18:59
- Duration = 1 Hour 48 Mins
- Pradosh Kaal = 16:41 to 19:29
- Vrishabha Kaal = 17:11 to 18:59
Mahanishita Kaal Muhurat
- Lakshmi Puja Muhurta = 23:12 to 24:07+
- Duration = 0 Hours 55 Mins
- Mahanishita Kaal = 23:12 to 24:07+
- Simha Kaal = 23:49 to 26:21+
Choghadiya Puja Muhurat
- Auspicious Choghadiya Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja
- Morning Muhurta (Char, Labh, Amrit) = 11:57 – 12:55
- Afternoon Muhurta (Shubh) = 14:11 – 15:26
- Evening Muhurta (Labh) = 18:26 – 20:11
- Night Muhurta (Shubh, Amrit, Char) = 21:55 – 27:09+
Diwali and Lakshmi Puja auspicious Muhurat
When is Diwali Celebrated?
Lakshmi Puja or Diwali Puja is a Hindu religious festival that falls on Amavasya of Krishna Paksha in the Vikram Samvat Hindu Calendar in the month of Ashwin, on the 3rd day of Tihar.
Deepawali or Diwali, a Sanskrit word meaning "rows of lighted lamps" is a Hindu festival. Tithi of Amavasya on this day, some people also perform Shraddh for their ancestors. This day falls on Amavasya which has the darkest night yet it is regarded as highly auspicious.
Importance of Goddess Lakshmi Puja
- Lakshmi Puja has entirely dedicated to Devi Lakshmi This puja falls on the dark night of Amavasya. Even though, the night is dark people make it bright by lightning thousands of Diyas and they also offer a large Diya in all the four directions to Lakshmi so that their life is filled with lights from all the directions.
- According to Hindu mythology, Devi Lakshmi, Goddess of wealth and wife of Lord Vishnu, comes to earth on the day of Diwali and blesses those who light diyas on this dark night and worship her from the heart.
Lakshmi Puja Vrat
On Diwali, newly idols of Devi Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha are placed and worshipped. On this day one can be on the fast if desired. The fasting may be either Nirjal (without the water) or Phalahar (with fruits only) or with milk depending on your body capabilities and willpower.
Lakshmi Puja Muhurat
- Lakshmi Puja needs to be conducted during Pradosh Kaal. This Muhurat starts after sunset and lasts for 2 hours 24 minutes. Some other sources also mention that Lakshmi Puja should be performed during Mahanishita Kaal.
- The Mahanishita Kaal is known to be best suited for the Tantrik community who are said to be the most knowledgeable about Lakshmi Puja. One of the muhurat that is not advised for Lakshmi Puja is the Choghadiya Muhurat. This Muhurat is great only for traveling.