Today November 1, 2013 First Day of Diwali Celebrations – Important Rituals and Pujas



Important Diwali celebrations begin on November 1, 2013. Here are the list of pujas, rituals and festivals that are observed on November 1, 2013 by different Hindu communities in India.

Dhanteras – Lakshmi Puja (only by some Hindu communities) and auspicious day to make investments.
Dhantrayodashi – Another name of Dhanteras and lighting of lamps for Yama
Yampanchak – Diwali in Nepal begins
Tihar Festival – Diwali in Nepal begins
Yama Deepdan – Lighting of lamps for Yama
Dhanvantri Jayanti – Appearance day of God Dhanvantri