Diwali is India most celebrated and biggest festival and the most important holiday of the year for all Indians. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm all over India. Diwali symbolises the victory of the forces of virtue over the evil forces, the victory of light over darkness and also the victory of knowledge over ignorance. Diwali is a major festival in India and also in many other parts of the world where Hindus are present and Diwali usually goes on for five days. And all these five days there are different kinds of hectic activities going on all over the country.
Diwali Date And Time For 2020
Here is the complete detailed table about the time and date of all the five days of Diwali 2020.
|Name Of Day||Start Time & Date||End Time & Date|
|Dhanteras 2020||18:22, Thursday, 12th November.||16:02, Friday, 13th November.|
|ChaturDashi 2020||16:03, Friday, 13th November.||13:40, Saturday, 14th November.|
|Diwali 2020||13:41, Saturday, 14th November.||11:19, Sunday, 15th November.|
|PratiPad 2020||11:20, Sunday, 15th November.||09:04, Monday, 16th November.|
|Bhai Phota / Bhatri Ditiya 2020||09:05, Monday, 16th November.||07:00, Tuesday, 17th November.|
Dhanteras is the first day of the five day Diwali festival and it marks the beginning of it. Dhanteras is celebrated on 13th lunar day of the Krishna Paksha. On this day people buy a lot of expensive jewellery and gold and even stocks. This day is considered very important for wealth and people religiously worship Ganesha and Lakshmi on this day.
This is the second day of the five-day series. Chaturdasi is the day before Diwali and it is the 14th day of the waxing phase of the moon. The next day is Amavasya, on which Diwali is celebrated. This day is also of great significance to Bengalis.
Diwali is celebrated on the third day. Today Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped and firecrackers are burst and diyas are lit. Diwali signifies the victory of light over darkness and victory of good over evil. This is the most important holiday in India and it is the biggest festival in India also. Also, see happy Diwali gifs to download, which you might like.
The fourth day is celebrated as Govardhan Puja in the northern states of India. Also, different kinds of other festivals are also celebrated on this day.
The last day is celebrated as Bhai Dooj or Bhai Phota. On this day brothers visit their sisters and the sisters prepare delicious meals and sweets to honour their brothers and put a Phota on their forehead and wish them a happy, long and successful life.