Upcoming Happy Diwali Dates 2023 | Complete Schedule for Diwali 2023 Dates
Diwali or say it as Deepawali which is a great festival of Hindus associated with lights. Diwali is also called festival of Lights that symbolizes the victory of good over evil. Not just Hindus, but people of Jainism, Sikhism and Buddhism religion also celebrate the festival of Diwali with great pomp. According to Hindu Calendar and Jyotish Calculations Diwali is observed on Amavasya tithi which is the 15th day – of the month of Kartik, every year.
In 2023, Diwali will be celebrated on Sunday, November 12, 2023.
5 Days of Diwali 2023 Celebrations
Deepawali is a 5 days celebration, a complete auspicious festival of 5 days. In some parts of western India like Maharashtra & especially in the Gujarat region, it is called “Panch Labham”. Here are the Diwali Dates 2023 & schedules for you-
|10-Nov-2023 (Friday)||Dhanteras||त्र्योदशी||Dhankuber Puja, Purchasing of Gold & Metals|
|11-Nov-2023 (Saturday)||Chhoti Diwali||चतुर्दशी||Decoration of Home and Making Rangolis|
|12-Nov-2023 (Sunday)||DIWALI (Main)||अमावश्या||Festival of Lights & Diyas + Laxmi Puja|
|14-Nov-2023 (Tuesday)||Goverdhan Puja||प्रतिपदा (पड़वा)||Day of Prayer dedicated to Lord Krishna in the form of Goverdhan|
|15-Nov-2023 (Wednesday)||Bhai Dooj||द्वीतीया||Celebration of Brother and Sisters|
Diwali 2023 Dates and Laxmi Puja Muhurt
|Diwali 2023 Date||12 November 2023|
|Laxmi Puja Muhurat||Sunday, November 12, 5:40 PM To 07:36 PM|
|Amavasya Tithi start:||02:44 PM on November 12, 2023|
|Amavasya Tithi end:||02:56 PM on November 13, 2023|
Importance of 5 Days Diwali Dates
Diwali Day-1: Dhanteras
Dhanteras is the day people clean their houses & this also considered as luck day and everyone buys at least one new gold item or kitchen item. This day is dedicated to Dhan Kuber. This day people worship God Dhan Kuber for their prosperity.
Dhanteras Also, Known as-
- Dhanvantari Trayodashi
- Yama Deepam
Diwali Day-2: Chhoti Diwali (Narak Chaturdashi)
People start decorating houses & business outlets on the eve of Deepawali. Apart from chhoti Diwali it is also named as-
- Kali Chaudas
- Hanuman Puja
Diwali Day-3: Happy Diwali & Lakshami Pooja
Deewali is Celebrated on Amavashya Tithi and So the Main Diwali Celebration with lights, diyas and fire crackers will begin this night.
Different parts of India celebrate this day with some other name as well.
- Tamil Deepavali
- Lakshmi Puja
- Kedar Gauri Vrat
- Chopda Puja
- Sharda Puja
- Kali Puja
- Diwali Devpuja
Diwali Day-4: Padwa or Pratipada or Goverdhan Pooja
The fourth day of celebrations is dedicated to the love between husband and wife, and men will often buy gifts for their wives. Many businesses open new accounts on this day as it is considered auspicious. Different parts of India celebrate this day with different names.
- Govardhan Puja
- Bali Pratipada
- Dyuta Krida
- Gujarati New Year
Diwali Day-5: Bhai Duj
Bhai Duj (Bhaubeej), the last day of celebrations is dedicated to brothers and sisters. To celebrate their bond, sisters perform a special ceremony for their brothers for their protection. Brothers give presents to their sisters.
- Bhaiya Dooj
- Bhau Beej
- Yama Dwitiya