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Naraka Chaturdashi or Choti Diwali 2019 Date in India: Shubh Muhurat & Significance of Abhyang Snan, Legends and Puja Vidhi of Kali Chaudas, the Day 2 of Deepavali

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Diwali 2019 is here, and the grand Indian festival preparations kick off in grand style. The festival of Deepawali, also known as Deepawali, is celebrated in high spirits by people of Hindu community in India and around the world. However, just one day before Diwali, people celebrate the festival of Naraka Chaturdashi, also known as Choti Diwali. Naraka Chaturdashi is also known as Roop Chaudas or Bhoota Chaturdashi in different parts of India. It is celebrated a day after celebrating Dhanteras before the grand Lakshmi Puja. Naraka Chaturdashi is also popularly known as Kali Chaudas. In this article, we will look at Nath Chaturdashi 2019 Tithi, Tith and Auspicious Muhurta, Importance, Mythology and Puja Vidhi in India to celebrate the day of the festival.

When is Naraka Chaturdashi or Choti Diwali 2019?

This year, the festival of Naraka Chaturdashi (or Choti Diwali) will be celebrated on October 26, ie, Saturday. According to the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar, Naraka Chaturdashi festival is celebrated on the Chaturdashi (14th day) of Krishna Paksha in the month of Ashwin. Choti Diwali is celebrated on the second day of the 5-day festival of Diwali.

Legend of Narak Chaturdashi

According to the legend, it is believed that Lord Krishna, Goddess Satyabhama and Goddess Kali killed the demon (The asura) Named Narakasura. Therefore, on this day & # 39; Naraka & # 39; It is said. It is said that the demon king Naraka imprisoned more than 16,000 women and harmed them in their captivity. In a major battle, the demon king was killed in the battle that ensued. He had the boon that only a woman could kill him. Therefore, when Lord Krishna was unable to kill her, it is when the Goddesses Satyabhama and Kali join themselves.

However, upon his death, the demon king Naraka apologized to Lord Krishna, which he obliged. Lord Krishna forgives him and says that his death will be celebrated, and so the festival of Naraka Chaturdashi came into existence.

Auspicious time for Shubh Chaturdashi Puja 2019

  • Choti Diwali Puja Abhyang Snan Muhurta – 05:33 AM to 06:36 AM
  • Choti Diwali Puja Time – 1 hour 4 minutes
  • Naraka Chaturdashi Tithi begins – 26 October 2019, Saturday i.e. at 15:46 on Saturday
  • Naraka Chaturdashi Tithi ends – October 27, 2019, ie on Sunday at 12:23 pm

Importance of Abhyang Snan and Choti Diwali Puja Vidhan

It is said that people (mostly men) get up early in the morning and take a bath, this happens before sunrise. Called holy bath Abhyang Bath. This is very important practice when it comes to Diwali. It is said that people avoid going hell (Hell) if they perform it Bath Before sunrise. Till (Sisam) oil should be used while bathing during wee hours.

Abhyana bath Always on Chaturdashi Tithi should be taken before sunrise and after moonrise. It is recommended Bath (Bath) on all three days, namely Naraka Chaturdashi, Badi Diwali, and Govardhan Puja.

Naraka Chaturdashi is celebrated to overcome laziness and evil forces in our lives. Naraka Chaturdashi or Choti Diwali is of great importance in Hindu culture, and is therefore celebrated in a very fun and adorable manner. We, first of all, wish you and your family a very happy 2019!

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