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Diwali Celebration in different style in different States

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Diwali Celebration in different style in different States

  • In some parts of Maharashtra, forts are built  because any day is a good day to remember King Shivaji Mahara.

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  • In Gujarat, no prize for guessing godess laxmi is revered as wealth  is important for gujju community.

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  • In Punjab, Sikhs celeberate the release of their sixth guru – Guru hargobind who apparently with his 52 followers fooled King Jahangir and escaped from prison.

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  • Himachal celebrate old Diwali after a month of Diwali as they got the news of arrival of Ram and Sita to reach Ayodhya after a month.

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  • Tamilians celeberate Diwali one day before the original date of Diwali because a demon named Narakasur was killed by Lord Krishna on that day so people have an oil bath in the morning burn crackers and eat amazing dishes and sweets in the morning itself.

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  • In West Bengal, Laxmi Puja is celebrated six days after Durga Puja. Diwali is celebrated as Kali puja. Late night worshipping of Goddess Kali is done on Diwali night. There are Kali Puja pandals in various areas. Other rituals remain the same

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  • In Odhisa too, Diwali festival is marked with paying tributes to forefathers. “Badabadua ho andhaara e asa Aluaa e Jaao Baaisi pahacha e Gadagadau thaao”, which means “oh our ancestors, seers and gods, you came on the dark night of Mahalaya, and now it is time for you to depart for heaven, so we are showing light, may you attain peace in abode of Jagannatha!”

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Diwal Puja Timings and Muhurat

  • Amavasya Tithi Begins: 20:40 on 29 October 2016
  • Amavasya Tithi Ends: 23:08 on 30 October 2016
  • Diwali Tithi: 1.48 am on 29 October to 2.43 am October 30 2016
  • Laxmi puja mahurat: 18.16 to 20.16 on November 11 2015: Duration – 1 hour 59 mins
  • Vrishchika Lagna Muhurat: 07:54 to 10:13 (morning); Duration = 2 Hours 18 Mins
  • Kumbha Lagna Muhurat: 13:59 to 15:27 (afternoon); Duration = 1 Hour 27 Mins
  • Vrishabha Lagna Muhurat: 18:27 to 20:22 (evening); Duration = 1 Hour 55 Mins

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