Date and pooja times for Diwali 2022, a five-day holiday that runs from Dhanteras to Bhai Dooj
People can be seen buying in the markets as Diwali 2022, the festival of lights, approaches. Dhanteras preparations were also in full flow, in addition to Diwali. Especially metals like gold and silver, Dhanteras, the first day of the five-day festival of lights, is seen as a lucky day to buy and bring in new metal objects.
The five days of Diwali 2022 are listed here.
On October 22, it is Dhanteras or Dhan Trayodashi.
On October 22, from 7:00 pm to 8:17 pm, the Dhanteras puja muhurat will be observed. On this day, people worship the deities Lord Kubera and Lakshmi and purchase something new. People buy gold, silver, clothes, and gadgets as a symbol of prosperity since these items are seen to be particularly fortunate. The goddess of wealth is the sole focus of this day.
Choti Diwali, also known as Narak Chaturdashi, falls on October 23.
On October 23, Naraka Chaturdasi, or Choti Diwali, the second day, will start at 05:05 and end at 06:27. The demon Narakasura is thought to have been killed by Lord Krishna, according to Hindu history and mythology.
24 October: Diwali 2022
On October 24, the Lakshmi puja muhurat will start at 6:53 and end at 8:15. Diwali is the important holiday, when Lakshmi Pujan is practised. On this day, Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after killing Ravana and the big Diwali festival takes place. People welcome Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, who is revered for bestowing luck and fortune on those who worship her.
Govardhan Puja on October 25.
The Govardhan Puja muhurat runs from 06:28 to 08:43 in the morning. One day following Diwali is Govardhan Puja, when people worship Lord Krishna. By raising a mountain called “Govardhan,” according to popular belief, Lord Krishna protected the citizens of Mathura from Lord Indra.
Bhai Dooj on October 26.
The final day, known as Bhai Dooj or Bhau Beej, honours the unique link between brothers and sisters. The 26th of October is Bhaiya Dooj. The Aparahna period on this particular day will run from 01:12 to 03:26. It is comparable to Rakshabandhan and is observed on the second day of the Shukla Paksha of the lunar calendar. Happy Diwali 2022!