Diwali 2012 Muhurat for Puja

One must perform Puja for Diwali at right Muhurat
In this year of 2012, Diwali will be celebrated on 13th November. Generally the festival of Diwali and Lakshmi Pujan is celebrated on the Pradosh Kaal of new moon day (Amavasya) of Krishna Paksha, in the fixed sign. Worshipping Goddess Lakshmi is considered highly auspicious on this particular day to receive her blessings. This year we are getting good combinations of all four important elements of Diwali muhurat viz Amavasya, Pradosh Kaal, Shubh Lagna and good Chaughadhiya. Moreover, the day is Tuesday which is also considered auspicious. Offering prayers on Diwali during Pradosh Kaal is considered highly promising. The fixed sign has made the Diwali Pujan Muhurat excellent. The Pradosh kaal on Diwali will commence at 05.07 am will be there till 7.45 pm. The fixed sign of ‘Taurus’ (Vrishabaha Rashi) will also be rising during that time. The fixed sign will begin at 5.33 am till 7.28 pm in the cities near Delhi. The Laabh Chaughadhiya will enter after 6.45 pm. It will stay from 07.07 pm to 08.46 pm in the cities near Delhi. The time may change slightly with the places. The Puja Muhurat in eastern region will begin around 5 pm to 06.56 pm. The Muhurat for pujan will commence at 5.35 pm and will end around 7.25 pm in the northern region. 5.47 pm to 7.47pm will be the Pujan Muhurat in southern India. While, the Pujan Muhurat will begin at 6.07 pm and will remain till 08.05 pm in western India.
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Surya Grahan on Diwali 2012



The auspicious day of Diwali is going to experience a solar eclipse in the year 2012. However, this solar eclipse will occur during night as per the Indian timing. Diwali is a grand festival that is cherished by all the Hindus across the globe. Surya Grahan is not only a scientific phenomenon but also a huge religious event for Hindus. Therefore, Surya Grahan falling on the day of Diwali can be considered as a very significant event.
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