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Diwali 2022: When is Diwali 2022? Time, Significance, Rituals

Diwali will be celebrated this year on Monday, 24th October 2022. The Amavasya Tithi will start on 24th October 2022 at 5:27 PM and end on 25th October 2022

After the celebrations of Dhanteras, are you waiting with great energy and enthusiasm to celebrate the much-awaited festival of the year – Diwali or Deepawali, the festival of lights and victory of good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and light over darkness? Diwali festival is celebrated with great zeal and pomp and show, and people wait for this festival throughout the year. This biggest and the most famous and significant festival is celebrated during Kartik month, i.e., between mid-October and mid-November. The Diwali festival also marks the beginning of winter.

On this day, Lord Ganesh and Goddess Lakshmi are worshipped for bringing prosperity, happiness, and wealth to one’s life. However, in various regions, this festival is the celebration of the day Lord Rama returned to his home in Ayodhya along with Mata Sita and brother Lakshmana after a banvaas of fourteen years and defeating Ravana.

In Bengal, this festival coincides with the worshipping Maa Kali, called Kali Puja or Shyama Puja. This Puja is to be performed at night. Varanasi will celebrate the Diwali of Gods or Dev Deepawali after fifteen days of Diwali on 7th November 2022.

When is Diwali 2022: Date, Day and Puja Timing

Diwali will be celebrated this year on Monday, 24th October 2022. The Amavasya Tithi will start on 24th October 2022 at 5:27 PM and end on 25th October 2022 at 4:18 PM. The Pradosh Puja timing is between 5:50 PM and 8:22 PM (October 24, 2022).

Diwali 2022: Significance and Rituals

Diwali lights or illuminates our homes and hearts preaching the message of togetherness and uniting people. It is a time when everyone embraces each other with laughter and joy. People wear new clothes and decorate their houses with lights, candles, diyas, flowers, and creative and colorful rangolis. Lord Ganesh and Maa Lakshmi are worshipped for wealth, happiness, and prosperity. People offer gifts and sweets to each other and share greetings and wishes. As per the genuine astrologer, this Amavasya night is also considered auspicious for the chanting of Mantras and “Mantra Siddhi.”

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