Happy Diwali 2019: Deepavali Date, History, Celebration, Puja Timings

Diwali 2019 and all the important Timings that you should know before the celebration for 2019.

Happy Diwali 2019: Deepavali Date, History, Celebration, Puja Timings
Happy Diwali 2019: Deepavali Date, History, Celebration, Puja Timings

According to Mythology and  Hindu epic Ramayana, it is conceived that on this day, Lord Rama returned from 14-year exile period along with wife Sita and brother Lakhsman  after killing demon king Ravana in Lanka.

However, Diwali is also known as the festival of lights and is celebrated across India. Diwali represents the  'victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.' While, the day when Ravana was killed is celebrated as Dussehra in India and 10 days later, the auspicious festival of Diwali is celebrated. On the day of Diwali, Lakshmi Pujan is also performed to pay tribute.  People also keep a day-long fast and break it after Puja in the evening. 

Days of Diwali 2019:

Chhoti Diwali Date: Naraka Chaturdash is on October 26, Saturday
Badi Diwali Date: Deepavali is on October 27, Sunday

However, Diwali is the five day celebration, which starts from Dhanteras and ends with Bhaiya Dooj.

  • Day 1 of Diwali festival is on October 25, Friday - Dhanteras
  • Day 2 of Diwali festival is on October 26, Saturday - Hanuman Puja or Chhoti Diwali
  • Day 3 of Diwali festival is on October 27, Sunday - Lakshmi Puja, Diwali
  • Day 4 of Diwali festival is on October 28, Monday - Govardhan Puja
  • Day 5 of Diwali festival is on October 29, Tuesday - Bhaiya Dooj

Lakshmi Puja Muhurat or Diwali Puja Timings are here:

  • Lakshmi Puja, Lakshmi-Ganesh Puja begins at 6:42 pm to 8:12 pm
  • Duration of Diwali Puja or Lakshmi Puja - 1 Hour 30 Minutes.