Diwali 2023 Date, Samagri, Mantras, Lakshmi Puja Timings in India

Diwali 2023: Date, Samagri, Mantras, Lakshmi Puja Timings in India

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Diwali is undoubtedly one of the significant festivals in India. Only a few days are left in Diwali. People are busy shopping for utensils, decorative items, gifts, metal items, gold, silver, and whatnot. 

Here are the important details about the five auspicious days of Diwali 2023. 


November 10, 2023 (Friday)

Dhantrayodashi or Dhanteras is observed during the 13th lunar day of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu calendar month of Kartik. Dhanteras Puja Muhurat begins at 06:19 PM and ends at 08:23 PM.

Dhanteras marks the beginning of the auspicious festival of Diwali in India. On this day, people worship Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Kuber – the God of wealth. They purchase clothes, gold, silver, and gadgets.  


November 11, 2023 (Saturday)

Lakshmi Puja Timings 2022

Narak Chaturdashi or Choti Diwali is observed a day before Badi Diwali. Chaturdashi Tithi starts at 11:05 PM on October 23 and ends at 11:56 PM on October 24. 

This day marks the victory of good over evil as it commemorates the killing of Narakasura, the demon king by Lord Krishna, Goddess Kali, and Satyabhama. 


November 12, 2023 (Sunday)

Diwali Puja Timings

As per the Hindu Calendar, Diwali is on November 12, 2023 (Sunday). Here are important details about Diwali Puja 2023:

Diwali Puja Timings: 05:19 PM to 07:19 PM

Pradosh Kaal: 05:08 PM to 07:41 PM

Vrishabha Kaal: 05:19 PM to 07:19 PM

Amavasya Tithi Starts Time: 02:44 PM on November 12, 2023 

Amavasya Tithi End Time: 02:56 PM on November 13, 2023

Read: Why Do We Celebrate Diwali? 

Lakshmi Puja Timings 2023 in Different Cities

Muhurat Timings
New Delhi 05:39 PM to 07:35 PM
Pune  06:09 PM to 08:09 PM
Mumbai 06:12 PM to 08:12 PM
Bengaluru  06:03 PM to 08:05 PM
Noida 05:39 PM to 07:34 PM
Hyderabad 05:52 PM to 07:53 PM
Gurgaon 05:40 PM to 07:36 PM
Chandigarh 05:37 PM to 07:32 PM
Jaipur 05:48 PM to 07:44 PM
Ahmedabad 06:07 PM to 08:06 PM
Chennai 05:52 PM to 07:54 PM
Kolkata 05:05 PM to 07:03 PM


Here is the list of items that you will surely need for Diwali Puja

Roli Akshat Kumkum
Chandan A wooden chowki A pure cloth for covering
Idols of Goddess Lakshmi &
Lord Ganesh
Haldi Paan and Supari
Agarbatti Camphor Flowers
Ghee  Cotton Wicks Gangajal
Kalash Water Kalava
Janeu Dhoop Silver Coins
A broom Mango Leaves Panchamrit


  • For Happiness: Om Shreem Shree-aee Namaha
  • For Financial Benefits: Om Shreem Maha Lakshmiyei Namaha 
  • For Spiritual Growth: Om Maha Deyvicha Vidmahay; Vishnu Patnicha Deemahee; Thanno Lakshmi Prachodayat


November 14, 2023 (Tuesday)

Govardhan Puja timings begin at 06:43 AM and end at 08:52 AM. People celebrate Govardhan Puja, a day after Diwali and worship Lord Krishna who saved the residents of Mathura from torrential rains caused by Lord Indra, by lifting a mountain named ‘Govardhan’.


November 15, 2023 (Wednesday)

The timings for celebrating Bhai Dooj are 01:10 PM to 03:19 PM. This day celebrates the special bond of brothers and sisters. According to Hindu mythology, Lord Krishna visited his sister Subhadra after killing the evil demon Narakasura. Subhadra greeted Lord Krishna with sweets and flowers and also applied tilaka on his forehead.  

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