Diwali Festival 2022
22nd October 2022: Dhanteras
The Dhanteras puja muhurat is from 07:00 pm to 08:17 pm. People worship Lord Kubera and Goddess Lakshmi and buy something new on this day. Considered very auspicious, people purchase gold, silver, bloom, clothes, gadgets as a sign of good fortune. Dhanteras is purely dedicated to the Goddess of wealth.
23rd October 2022: Narak Chaturdashi/ Choti Diwali
Naraka Chaturdasi, the second day is also known as Choti Diwali, is 05:05 am and end at 06:27 am on 23 October. According to Hindu tradition and mythology, it is believed that Lord Krishna fought the demon Narakasura and killed him.
24th October 2022: Diwali
The main festive day is Diwali, when people perform Lakshmi Pooja. People welcome Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, who is believed to bless people with luck and prosperity.
Lakshmi Puja Muhurta = 18:52 to 20:15
Duration = 1 Hour 23 Mins
Pradosh Kaal = 17:42 to 20:15
Vrishabha Kaal = 18:52 to 20:47
25th October 2022: Govardhan Pooja
The Govardhan Puja muhurat is from 06:28 am till 08:43 am. Govardhan Puja is celebrated on next day of Diwali and people worship Lord Krishna on this day. People believe that Lord Krishna saved the residents of Mathura from Lord Indra by lifting a mountain named 'Govardhan'.
26th October 2022: Bhai Dooj
The last and final day is called the Bhai Dooj, which celebrates the special bond of brothers and sisters. It is celebrated on the second day of the Shukla Paksha of the lunar calendar and is similar to Rakshabandhan. The Aparahna time will last from 01:12 pm to 03:26 pm.