Diwali is celebrated every year on the new moon day in October and November according to the Hindu lunisolar months of Ashwin. This year we all celebrate Diwali on 12 November 2023.
Everyone knows the reason for celebrating Diwali or Deepawali, how and why Lord Rama killed Ravana, and in the joy of coming back home from 14 years of exile, people in Ayodhya welcomed ram by lighting lamps and celebrated. Since then the tradition of celebrating Diwali is going on all over India.
Diwali 2023 Date, Time & Subh Muharat
However, the festival of Diwali begins on the day of Dhanteras, two days before the new moon (Amavasya) in the month of Ashwin. People of the Hindu community celebrate this festival of lights with their neighbors and close friends after worshiping and reciting Lakshmi Mata and Ganesh Bhagwan on the day of Amavasya.
In 2023, Diwali will be celebrated on 12th November and its auspicious time will start from 05:27 PM and continue till 04:18 AM on 13th November.
Amavasya Date Begins: November 12, 2023, from 05:27 PM.
Amavasya Date Ends: November 13, 2023 at 04:18 AM.
Lakshmi Pujan Muhurat: 12v November 2023
How To Celebrate Diwali
People of Hindi, Sikh, Buddhist, and Jain religions celebrate Diwali all over the world with great enthusiasm and decorate their houses by cleaning them long before the day of Diwali.
During this festival, new designs are made with Rangoli on the door frames of the houses and the impression of the feet of Lakshya Mata is made in a part of the house. The meaning of these designs is that God steps into the house.
lights up the house during the festival of Diwali and after making the idol of Lakshmi Mata from sugarcane, it is worshiped. Shopping during Diwali is considered very auspicious and the items taken are also worshipped.
After worship on the day of Diwali, it is customary to see Lakshmi Mata made in the house of neighbors and ask for wishes and all Hindus take the blessings of their elders and congratulate each other for this festival.
On Diwali, married women dress up in their traditional dresses, and many new dishes are prepared and served to the guests.
Diwali is of great importance in Hinduism and this day is also seen as the victory of good over evil. Diwali provides an opportunity for people to meet each other and is considered a symbol of knowledge, wealth, peace, health, and prosperity.
The lit lamps and firecrackers are a symbol of light in the dark but firecrackers also cause a lot of damage to the environment, due to which conscious people have now reduced the burning of firecrackers.
Q. When is Diwali in 2023?
A. In 2023, Diwali is on 12th November and Lakshmi Pujan will also take place on this day.
Q. What time does the auspicious time of Diwali start in 2023?
A. The auspicious time of Diwali in 2023 starts from 05:27 PM on 12th November and will continue till 04:18 AM on 23rd November.