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Diwali 2023, Dhanteras, Govardhan Puja, Bhai Dooj: Date and Shubh Muhurat

Diwali 2023 date

Observed on the new moon of Kartik month, Diwali 2023 will be celebrated on the Sunday, November 12, 2023 date. It is an auspicious occasion for Hindus. A five-day festival begins with Dhanteras and ends with Bhai Dooj, On November 10, Dhanteras will take place and on November 14, Bhai Dooj will take place.

Here is the full Diwali 2023 calendar, including dates, puja timings, and shubh muhurat for Dhanteras, Choti Diwali, Deepawali, Govardhan Puja, and Bhai Dooj.

  • The 11th of November is Dhanteras
  • Sunday, November 12 is Choti Diwali
  • Sunday, November 12 is Diwali
  • Bhai Dooj: Tuesday, November 14 Govardhan Puja: Monday, November 13

Happy Dhanteras 2023 Date & Timing

The first day of the five-day Diwali festival is Dhanteras. According to the Hindu calendar, it is celebrated on the thirteenth day of the dark half of the Kartika month. It is a day of worship for Lord Dhanvantari, the god of medicine, and Lord Kuber, the god of wealth. Gold, silver, and utensils are believed to bring good luck and prosperity during Dhanteras as per hindu mythology.

  • Friday, November 10, 2023 is Dhanteras 2023.
  • The Trayodashi Tithi begins at 12.35 pm (November 10).
  • The Trayodashi Tithi ends at 1.57 p.m. (November 11).
  • The Shubh Muhurat is from 5.47 pm to 7.43 pm (1 hour 56 minutes).
  • The Pradosh Kaal is open from 5.30 pm to 8.08 pm.
  • The Vrishabha Kaal is held from 5.47 p.m. to 7.43 p.m.

Happy Choti Diwali 2023

It is also known as Naraka Chaturdashi. In Choti Diwali, people light bonfires and burst crackers to symbolize the triumph of good over evil.

  • The date of Choti Diwali is Saturday, November 11, 2023.
  • The Kali Chaudas Muhurat falls between 11.39 pm and 12.32 am on November 12.
  • On Saturday, November 11, 2023, there will be a Hanuman Puja
  • The Chaturdashi Tithi begins at 1.57 pm (November 11).
  • The Chaturdashi Tithi ends at 2.44 pm (Nov 12).

Happy Diwali 2023 Date & Timing

The third day of the Diwali festival is Diwali. It is the main festival day and is celebrated with great enthusiasm. On Diwali people worship goddess Lakshmi, goddess Lakshmi also known for wealth prosperity. In addition to worshipping Lord Ganesha, the god of wisdom and auspicious beginnings, people light diyas (oil lamps) and candles all around their homes on Diwali to symbolize the victory of light over darkness.

  • The date of Diwali 2023 is Sunday, November 12th.
  • The Lakshmi Puja Muhurat (Nov 12) is from 5.39 pm to 07:35 pm (1 hour 56 minutes).
  • The Pradosh Kaal is open from 5.29 p.m. to 8.08 p.m.
  • The Vrishabha Kaal takes place from 5.39 p.m. to 7.35 p.m.
  • The Amavasya Tithi begins at 2.44 pm on November 12.
  • On November 13, Amavasya Tithi ends at 2.56 pm.

Puja of Govardhan /Govardhan puja

Govardhan Puja is the fourth day of Diwali and is also called Annakut Puja. On Govardhan Puja, people make a mountain of food and offer it to lord Krishna/giriraj govardhan.

  • The date of Govardhan Puja 2023 is Tuesday, November 13, 2023.
  • A Pratahkala Muhurat begins at 6.43 am and ends at 8.52 am (2 hours and 9 minutes).
  • The Pratipada Tithi begins at 2.56 pm on November 13.
  • On November 14, Pratipada Tithi ends at 2.36 pm.

Bhaiya Dooj 2023 Shubh Muhurat

On Bhai Dooj, the fifth and final day of the Diwali festival, sisters apply tilak on their brothers’ foreheads and pray for their wellbeing. Brothers give gifts to their sisters.

  • The date of Bhai Dooj 2023 is Tuesday, November 14, 2023.
  • The Aparahna Time begins at 1.10 p.m.
  • The Aparahna Time ends at 3.19 p.m.
  • Time of Bhai Dooj Aparahna: 1.10 PM to 03.19 (Nov 14).
  • The Dwitiya Tithi begins at 2.36 pm (14 November).
  • (15 Nov): Dwitiya Tithi ends at 1.47 pm.

Diwali 2023 Date & Puja Timings are as follows:

  • On November 11, Dhanteras puja muhurat is from 11:39 AM to 12:53 AM.
  • The muhurat for Choti Diwali puja is from 05:41 PM to 06:23 PM on November 12.
  • On November 12, Diwali puja muhurat is from 11:39 PM to 12:32 AM.
  • On November 13, Govardhan Puja muhurat is from 10:59 AM to 12:58 PM.
  • On November 14, Bhai Dooj muhurat is from 06:33 to 08:16.

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