When is Diwali / Deepawali 2018?
Diwali in 2018
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
When is Diwali / Deepawali 2019?
Diwali in 2019
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Why we celebrate Diwali?
Diwali is a religious holiday in Hinduism. Diwali is also known as Deepavali, Dipavali, Dewali, Deepawali, or the Festival of Lights. It lasts 5 days, starting from the 13th day of the lunar month of Ashwin.
The name of the celebration comes from the Sanskrit term dipavali. In translation means “a festifal of lights”, which are lit on the night of a new moon. This is necessary for the call of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. On the day of Diwali organize a festival. This marks the return of Rama, Sita, Hanuman and Lakshmana.
What Do People Do?
During the celebration, lamps with oil are lit. It is accepted to fish, go to temples. The fourth day is the main day of Diwali and the beginning of the lunar month of Karttik. He is considered the beginning of the new year on the calendar Vikrama. It is customary to hold church ceremonies, read prayers. Local residents wear new clothes, give each other gifts, organize fireworks. Gambling is encouraged throughout the season.
How to Celebrate Diwali?
Since the 18th century Diwali is celebrated in Sikhism. At that time, residents of Amritsar lit the lamps around the city. In the modern world, traditions have survived. Diwali is considered an official holiday in Fiji, Sri Lanka, Singapore and other countries.
Choti Diwali 2018 – 6th November – Tuesday
Diwali / Deepawali 2018 – 7th November – Wednesday
Lakshmi Puja Muhurta = 17:57 to 19:53 , Duration = 1 Hour 55 Mins
List of dates for other years.
|Wednesday||November 7||2018||Diwali / Deepawali|
|Sunday||October 27||2019||Diwali / Deepawali|
|Saturday||November 14||2020||Diwali / Deepawali|
|Thursday||November 4||2021||Diwali / Deepawali|
|Monday||October 24||2022||Diwali / Deepawali|
|Thursday||November 9||2023||Diwali / Deepawali|
|Friday||November 1||2024||Diwali / Deepawali|
|Tuesday||October 21||2025||Diwali / Deepawali|
|Sunday||November 8||2026||Diwali / Deepawali|
|Friday||October 29||2027||Diwali / Deepawali|
|Tuesday||October 17||2028||Diwali / Deepawali|
|Monday||November 5||2029||Diwali / Deepawali|
|Saturday||October 26||2030||Diwali / Deepawali|
List of Common Holidays in 2018
|New Year’s Day||January 1||Tuesday||Holidays /National|
|Martin Luther King Day||January 21||Monday||Holidays /National|
|Belly Laugh Day||January 24||Thursday||Holidays|
|Groundhog Day||February 2||Saturday||Holidays|
|Lincoln’s Birthday||February 12||Tuesday||Holidays /National|
|Valentine’s Day||February 14||Thursday||Holidays|
|Presidents Day and Washington’s Birthday||February 18||Monday||Holidays /National|
|Mardi Gras Carnival||March 5||Tuesday||Holidays|
|Daylight Saving||March 10||Sunday||Holidays|
|St. Patrick’s Day||March 17||Sunday||Holidays|
|April Fool’s Day||April 1||Monday||Holidays|
|Good Friday||April 19||Friday||Holidays|
|Easter Monday||April 22||Monday||Holidays|
|Earth Day||April 22||Monday||Holidays|
|Cinco de Mayo||May 5||Sunday||Holidays|
|Mother’s Day||May 12||Sunday||Holidays /National|
|Armed Forces Day||May 18||Saturday||Holidays|
|Memorial Day||May 27||Monday||Holidays /National|
|Pentecost Monday||June 10||Monday||Holidays|
|Flag Day||June 14||Friday||Holidays /National|
|Father’s Day||June 16||Sunday||Holidays /National|
|Independence Day||July 4||Thursday||Holidays /National|
|Parents’ Day||July 28||Sunday||Holidays|
|Labor Day||September 2||Monday||Holidays /National|
|Grandparents’ Day||September 8||Sunday||Holidays|
|Patriot Day or September 11th||September 11||Wednesday||Holidays|
|Stepfamily Day||September 16||Monday||Holidays|
|Citizenship Day||September 17||Tuesday||Holidays|
|Native American Day||September 27||Friday||Holidays|
|Columb Day||October 14||Monday||Holidays /National|
|Boss’s Day||October 16||Wednesday||Holidays|
|Sweetest Day||October 19||Saturday||Holidays|
|Daylight Saving||November 3||Sunday||Holidays|
|Veterans’ Day||November 11||Monday||Holidays /National|
|Thanksgiving||November 28||Thursday||Holidays /National|
|Black Friday||November 29||Friday||Holidays|
|Cyber Monday||December 2||Monday||Holidays|
|Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day||December 7||Saturday||Holidays|
|Christmas Day||December 25||Wednesday||Holidays /National|
|New Year’s Eve||December 31||Tuesday||Holidays|