On Diwali day the most important puja performed is the Lakshmi Puja. In 2014, Lakshmi Puja is on October 23. 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 1:48 AM on October 23 to 2:43 AM on October 24, 2014
Majority of the calendars and Panchangs in India have given the best time to perform Lakshmi Puja is between
- 5:33 PM evening to 11:13 PM on October 23, 2014 in North Indian Calendars.
- 6:09 PM evening to 08:39 PM in Marathi Calendars
- Gujarati Calendar Time for Lakshmi Puja on October 23, 2014
6.41 AM to 8.06 AM10.59 AM to 3.17 PM
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.
What is the Diwali Puja Muhurat Time 2014 - Diwali Pujan Muhurat 2014
Diwali Laxmi Pujan Muhurat Time 2014 --- 07:33 pm to 08:43 pm
Diwali Pooja Muhurat of Pradosh Kaal ----- 06:12 pm to 08:43 pm
Diwali Shubh Muhurat of Vrishabha Kaal ---07:33 pm to 09:31 pm
Please note that all time are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).