Lakshmi Puja Time in 2016 – Good Time or Muhurt for Laxmi Puja on Diwali 2016

On Diwali day the most important puja performed is the Lakshmi Puja. In 2016, Lakshmi Puja is on October 30. Laxmi Puja is performed during the Shubh Time - below is mentioned the best time for pooja as mentioned in North Indian, Gujarati and Marathi calendars and Panchang. The best Muhurat, or Good time, to perform puja is during evening. But in some regions the puja is also performed during a specific period in the morning and afternoon.

Diwali Tithi is from 7:19 PM on October 29 to 9:13 on October 30, 2016

Majority of the calendars and Panchangs in India have given the best time to perform Lakshmi Puja is between
  • 5:30 PM to 9:13 PM on October 30, 2016 in North Indian, East and South India Calendars.
  • 6:04 PM evening to 8:36 PM in Calendars in western parts of India (Maharashtra, North Karnataka and Goa)
  • Gujarati Calendar Time for Lakshmi Puja on October 30, 2016
    8:09 AM to 12:23 PM on October 30
    1:48 PM to 3:12 PM on October 30
    6.01 PM to 10:48 PM on October 30
    1:27 AM to 3.31 AM midnight hours of October 31
    5:05 AM to 6:40 AM on early morning hours of October 31  
Note: There is also a popular belief that the entire Diwali day is auspicious and there is no right or wrong time for performing the puja.

Please note that all time are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).