Diwali 2021: Today is Choti Diwali, also known as Roop Chaudas. It is celebrated on the next day of Dhanteras. Choti Diwali is also known as Narak Chaturdashi. According to the Hindu calendar, Choti Diwali is celebrated on the Chaturdashi Tithi of Krishna Paksha in the month of Kartik. See today’s and Diwali’s auspicious time –
Chhoti Diwali Auspicious Time
This year Chhoti Diwali is being celebrated on 3rd November 2021. A day after this, Diwali will be celebrated on November 4. Hindus all over the world do special worship on this day, for which auspicious time is observed. This time the auspicious time for the worship of Choti Diwali is from 09:02 am to 06:03 am the next day. So you can worship anytime throughout the day. This day is also called Roop Chaudas. Today women work to enhance and beautify their look. Along with this, the time of bath or Abhyanga bath for Roop Chaudas will be from 5.40 am to 6.03 pm. It is believed that this holy bath purifies the soul of man.
Narak Chaturdashi worship method
Take a bath before sunrise. Vamana form of Yamraj, Shri Krishna, Kali Mata, Lord Shiva, Hanuman Ji, and Vishnu Ji is specially worshiped on this day. For this, worship the idols of all these deities in the northeast corner of the house. It is believed that by worshiping Yamdev, the fear of premature death ends.
History of Chhoti Diwali
According to Hindu beliefs, Narakasura had usurped the kingdom of the Vedic goddess Atithi and also tortured women. On this day, along with stopping atrocities on women, a message of awareness about their appearance and health is given. In some places, the effigy of Narakasura is also burnt on the occasion of Choti Diwali. It is celebrated in all areas of the country, only the name is different.
Diwali 2021: Shubh Muhurta
The festival of Deepawali is celebrated on the first day of Kartik month according to the Vikram Samvat calendar. Lakshmi Puja is also a part of the Diwali festival which will take place on the 4th of November this year. The auspicious time of Diwali Puja or Laxmi Puja is from 6.09 pm to 8.04 pm on November 4. There is a slight difference in the time of worship of different cities.
Happy Narak Chaturdashi