When is Diwali 2023? Date and Time Laxmi Puja Muhurt

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When is Diwali 2023?  Date and Time Laxmi Puja Muhurt


Diwali is the festival of lights, celebrated by millions of people around the globe. It is an ancient festival that originated in India and is a reminder of the power of hope, love, and faith. This promising festival is celebrated by lighting candles and lamps, bursting firecrackers, and sharing sweets with friends and family. Diwali has many spiritual as well as symbolic meanings, and it is that time of the year when everyone feels joyous and thankful. 


So, if you wish to know more about Diwali 2023, this guide covers everything. This article answers all your queries from Laxmi Puja Muhurat to Puja Samagri and Diwali Do’s & Don’ts.


When is Diwali in 2023?

Diwali is a festival of lights that signifies the triumph of light over darkness. This festival is admired throughout the country and holds a major significance in Indian culture. This festival of lights commences on the auspicious day of Dhanteras and concludes on Bhai Dooj.


Diwali in 2023 will be celebrated on 12th November, i.e. Sunday. 

Diwali 2023 - Important Time and Date




Amavasya tithi begin

02:44 PM

12th November 2023

Amavasya tithi end

02:56 PM

13th November 2023



Diwali, celebrated by Hindus every year, will take place this year on November 12th. The Puja of Goddess Laxmi and Lord Ganesha is conducted during this Amavasya tithi, the 15th day of Kartik month. The Laxmi puja Muhurat will start at 06:11 PM and end at 08:15 PM.


Five Auspicious Days of Diwali in 2023

The festival of Diwali generally falls between the month of October and November, following the lunar cycle of the concerned year. Diwali 2023 is a five-day festival, with each day holding a major significance in Indian culture. The way the festival is celebrated varies from region to region. Still, generally, the festival goes in the following order:


Day 1: Dhanteras: Marks the start of the financial year for many business communities. The day is celebrated to worship the goddess of wealth, Laxmi.


Day 2: Naraka Chaturdasi: The day before Diwali, the preparation of special delicacies is undertaken, and the cleansing of houses and offices takes place.


Day 3: Diwali: The official day when the festival is celebrated throughout India. It is also a public holiday. The festival is commemorated on the day of the new moon, Amavasya.


Day 4: Karthika Suddha Padyami: The day holds relevance to the mythological tale of when the tyrant king Bali stepped out of hell to rule the planet.


Day 5: Bhai Dooj: The festival is celebrated to symbolise the love between brothers and sisters. The festival holds a lot of relevance to Indian culture.   

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