Naraka Chaturdashi 2015: Puja Muhurat, Pooja Vidhi & Timings of Abhyang Snan: After waiting for almost a year, the biggest festival of Hindus has returned once again. The 5-day festival of light, Diwali celebrations have already begun with Dhanteras which was observed yesterday. Bhai Dooj will mark the ned of Deepavali festivities. Meanwhile, AbhyangSnan is done on three day during it, i.e., on Chaturdasi, Amavasya, and Pratipada.
Speaking as per the significance and belief, then the AbhyangSnan of NarakaChaturdashi is considered to be the most sacred and significant. This day is also referred to as Choti Diwali as it falls and observed a day before Deepavali. Further, it is believed, that those people who performs this ceremony gets rid of going to Narak (Hell). Til (Sesame) oil is to bused for ubtan during it. (read: Vedhalam review.)
The full name of Naraka Chaturdashi is Narak Nivaran Chaturdasi which falls on the 2nd day of the Diwali festival. As per the Hindu mythology, Krishna and Kali killed the asura/demon Narakasura on this day. The snan (bath) is done early morning with all the rituals and customs to be followed for its complete procedure.
Naraka Chaturdashi 2015: Puja Muhurat, Pooja Vidhi & Timings of Abhyang Snan
It is also known as Choti Diwali, Roop Chaturdashi and Roop Chaudas.
Here is the muhurat timings for the auspicious occasion:
Abhyang Snan Muhurta = 05:22 to 06:46 (1 Hour 24 Mins).
Chaturdashi Tithi starts from = 19:06 on 09th Nov, 2015.
Chaturdashi Tithi ends at= 21:23 on 10th Nov, 2015.
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