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Diwali 2022: Pooja Timings for the Dhanteras and Bhai Dooj

Diwali or Deepawali is a festival of lights that is celebrated annually across India, especially in northern, western, and eastern India. The festival celebrates the triumph of good over evil.

From Dhanteras to Bhai Dooj: Here’s the five-day calendar of Diwali 2022 celebrations

Diwali 2022

Diwali, the festival of lights, is around the corner, people can be seen in the markets shopping. Not just Diwali, but also Dhanteras’ preparation was witnessed in a full swing.

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Here’s a list of the five days of Diwali 2022

Diwali, the festival of lights, is around the corner, people can be seen in the markets shopping. Not just Diwali, but also Dhanteras’ preparation was witnessed in a full swing. Dhanteras, which marks the beginning of the five-day festival of lights, is considered a propitious day to buy and bring in new metal items, especially metals like gold and silver.

1. October 22: Dhanteras or Dhan Trayodashi

The Dhanteras puja mahurat will be observed from 07:00 pm to 08:17 pm on October 22. People worship Lord Kubera and Goddess Lakshmi and buy something new on this day. Considered very auspicious, people purchase gold, silver, clothes, gadgets as a sign of good fortune. This day is purely dedicated to the goddess of wealth

2. October 23: Narak Chaturdashi, also known as Choti Diwali

Naraka Chaturdashi, the second day, also known as Choti Diwali, will begin at 05:05 Am and end at 06:27 Am on 23 October. According to Hindu tradition and mythology, it is believed that Lord Krishna fought the demon Narakasura and killed him.

3. October 24: Diwali 2022

The Lakshmi puja mahurat will begin at 06:53 pm and end at 08:15 pm on October 24. The main festive day is Diwali, when people perform Lakshmi Pujan. The main celebration of Diwali takes place on this day and Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya after killing Ravana. People welcome Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, who is believed to bless people with luck and prosperity.

4. October 25: Govardhan Puja

The Govardhan Puja mahurat is from 06:28 am till 08:43 am. Govardhan Puja is celebrated a day after Diwali and people worship Lord Krishna on this day. People believe that Lord Krishna saved the residents of Mathura from Lord Indra by lifting a mountain named ‘Govardhan’.

5. October 26: Bhai Dooj

The last and final day is called the Bhai Dooj or Bhau Beej, which celebrates the special bond of brothers and sisters. Bhaiya Dooj falls on October 26. On this day, the Aparahna time will last from 01:12 pm to 03:26 pm. It is celebrated on the second day of the Shukla Paksha of the lunar calendar and is similar to Rakshabandhan.


List of Five Days of Festival Diwali 2022

Festival Day Timing Date 
Dhanteras/ Dhan Trayodashi Tuesday 7 pm to 8.15 pm 22 October 2022 
Narak Chaturdashi/Choti Diwali Wednesday 5 am to 6.27 am 23 October 2022 
Diwali 2022Thursday 6.53 pm to 8.15 pm 24 October 2022 
Govardhan Puja Friday 6.28am to 8.43 am 25 October 2022 
Bhai Dooj Saturday 1.12 pm to 3.26 pm 26 October 2022 

5 Amazing Facts About Diwali 2022

Diwali, the festival of lights!

Diwali is the festival of lights considered an homage to the defeat of darkness with light.

1. The festival occurs on a no-moon night

Diwali falls in the Hindu calendar month of Karthik, and to enjoy this festival of lights, which occurs on an Amavasya (moonless night), firecrackers are lit and lights are placed on the walls and entrances of the houses.

2. It celebrates the birth of Lakshmi, goddess of Wealth

It is believed that Lakshmi, the goddess of Wealth and prosperity, was born out of the great churning of the milk-sea, known as Samudra Manthan, on Diwali.

3. It’s the end of harvest season

The month of Karthik marks the end of harvest season in India and farmers offer their harvest to goddess Lakshmi for prosperity.

4. It includes the festival of Annakut

Annakut is celebrated on the fourth day of Diwali which is the 1st day of the new year according to the Hindu calendar. It is a day of offering gratitude for Krishna beneficence with mounds of food in the shape of Govardhan mountain.

5. There are plenty of fireworks and lights!

Firecrackers and decorating with lamps and candles are an essential part of the celebration. Over the years, electrical lighting decorations has become one way to make elaborate decors.

Diwali Date 2023 to 2028

Diwali 2023Sunday12 November
Diwali 2024Friday01 November
Diwali 2025Tuesday21 October
Diwali 2026Sunday08 November
Diwali 2027Friday29 October
Diwali 2028Tuesday17 October

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How old is Diwali?

Diwali is celebrated by multiple faiths. Every year around October and November, Hindus around the world celebrate Diwali, or Deepavali—a festival of lights that stretches back more than 2,500 years.

What are 3 traditions of Diwali?

How to Celebrate Diwali. Diwali is typically celebrated by dressing in colorful traditional clothing, lighting the inside and outside of homes with rows of lamps or other lights, and fireworks. There are also worship services, a large traditional feast, and a gift exchange.

Why do you celebrate Diwali?

Southern India celebrates it as the day that Lord Krishna defeated the demon Narakasura. In western India the festival marks the day that Lord Vishnu, the Preserver (one of the main gods of the Hindu trinity) sent the demon King Bali to rule the nether world.

What should we do on 2nd day of Diwali?

The second day is Naraka Chaturdashi or Choti Diwali. People wake up early and apply aromatic oils on them before taking a bath. This is said to remove all sins and impurities. They wear new clothes, offer Puja and enjoy by lighting diyas and bursting few crackers.

What are the 5 days of Diwali called?

The five days of Diwali start from Dhanteras, Chaturdashi, Diwali, Govardhan Puja, and Bhai Dooj. Diwali is the best time to start a new venture.

What are Diwali symbols?

The Symbols of Deepavali, the Indian Festival of Lights
Lotus flower.
Oil lamps.

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