Deepawali 2017 The Return of Light, Hope and Lord Ram
Deepawali is the most awaited festival of the year and why not after all it is the Festival of Light and Hope. We have been celebrating this festival since the day when Lord Ram and Maa Sita returned back to their home Ayodhya.
Deepawali is always celebrated on the day of Amavasya but why?
We all know that the night of Amavasya is associated with complete darkness. Why did the Return of Lord Ram occurred on the day of Amavasya?
Lord Ram was born under the Punarvasu nakshatra. Punravasu literally means the Return of Light. The return of Lord Ram was like the return of light, hope and happiness to the kingdom of Ayodhya which became dark and unhappy due to Ram's absence.
It was not just the return of Hope but it was also the return of prosperity as it was also the return of Maa Sita ,the incarnation of Devi Lakshmi.
On this day Devi Lakshmi, Devi Saraswati and Lord Ganesha are worshiped for prosperity, material abundance, removal of obstacles, knowledge, wisdom and spiritual prosperity.
But in all these years we have lost the very essence of this day.
we don't worship the one who's name is always in the heart of The Great Hanuman.
Yes he is the Lord Ram, he is the significator of our soul (Atma ).
He is Lord Vishnu , the master of this Universe and we all are his children. Chanting his name gives an everlasting bliss.On this day one must never forget to bow down his head in front of him.
So what is the Puja timing of this Diwali?
Amavasya Tithi Begins - 00:13 on 19 Oct 2017 Amavasya Tithi Ends - 00:41 on 20 Oct 2017
Deepawali Puja should be done at the Pradosh Kaal
Pradosh Kaal - 05:43 PM to 08:16 PM
Puja Muhurta - 07:11 PM to 08:16 PM
How to do the Diwali pooja and what all you require-