Diwali Muhurats in 2008 – Best time to do puja and purchases



Diwali (Deepavali) is not all about celebrations and merry making; it is also a time for spiritual contemplation, pujas, opening of account books by business people, investing in gold and properties. Here are the dates and Muhurats for Pushya Nakshatra, Vagh Barash, Dhanteras or Dhanvantari Puja, Hanuman Puja, Chopada Pujan, Sharda Puja and Lakshmi Puja in 2008 during Diwali. In 2008, the date of Diwali (Dipawali) in North India is October 28.

Update: Diwali Muhurats in 2009 can is published here

A large section of Hindu society believes in astrology look for ideal time (muhurats) to do the pujas and investments. There are also an equal number of people who are only interested in the particular day and they skip the muhurats and do puja during a convenient time

The Muhurats are provided by Dharmesh Bhai, an astrologer based in Gujarat. This is only a guide to help those people who are interested in Muhurats for pujas. If you are so particular about muhurat please check the local panchang also.

Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali 2008

Date: 21 & 22/10/2008. (Begins at 15:28 on October 21 and ends at 14:42 on October 22.)
Good Day to Purchase Account Books, Gold, Silver.

Shubh Time: (IST)

  • 15:28 to 16:42
  • 19:42 to 21:16
  • 22:50 to 00:24

Vagh Barash during Diwali 2008

Date : 25/10/2008

Shubh Time: (IST)

  • 08:08 to 09:33
  • 12:24 to 16:40
  • 18:05 to 19:40

Dhanteras or Dhanvantari Pujan in 2008

Date : 26/10/2008

Shubh Time to Perform Lakshmi Puja: (IST)

  • 08:07 to 12:22
  • 13:47 to 15:12
  • 18:06 to 22:51

Kali Chaudash or Narka Chaturdashi in 2008

Date : 27/10/2008

Shubh Time to Perform Hanuman Puja: (IST)

  • 06:43 to 08:09
  • 09:34 to 10:59
  • 13:49 to 19:39
  • 22:49 to 00:24

Diwali

Date: 28/10/2008

Shubh Time to Perform Chopada Pujan, Sharda Pujan, Lakshmi Puja: (IST)

  • 09:34 to 13:49
  • 15:14 to 16:38
  • 19:39 to 21:14
  • 22:49 to 03:34

Annakut New Year Date in Gujarat

Date : 29/10/2008

Shubh Time: (IST)

  • 06:44 to 09:34
  • 11:00 to 12:24
  • 15:13 to 18:03
  • 19:38 to 00:24

Bhai Bij or Yam Dvitiya

Date : 30/10/2008

Labh Pancham

Date : 03/11/2008 (November)

Shubh Time: (IST)

  • 06:47 to 08:11
  • 09:35 to 11:00
  • 13:48 to 19:36
  • 22:48 to 00:24
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