Diwali 2017 Date – 19th October
Amavasya is considered as an inauspicious day. But the famous festival of lights Diwali always comes on an Amavasya day. Becuase of Diwali, this Amavasya become the most significate day and is also known as Lakshmi (Laxmi) Puja, Lakshmi-Ganesh Puja and Diwali Puja.
On Diwali, Laxmi Puja is the most important for hindu, it is also known as Diwali Puja. It is done not only in families but also in offices. They worship Goddess Lakshmi Ganesh wishing that the Diwali brings prosperity to their business and more opportunities for them. The most auspicious time for Diwali Puja is after sunset. The time period after sunset is known as Pradosh.
Diwali Puja Muhurat 2017
Lakshmi Puja Muhurta – 7:11 pm to 8:16 pm on 19th October, 2017
Pradosh Kaal – 17:43 to 20:16
Vrishabha Kaal – 19:11 to 21:06
Amavasya dates – 19th October, 2017 (Thursday) – Kartik Amavasya
Amavasya timing – 12:13 am on 19th October, 2017 – 12:41 am on 20th October, 2017