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Diwali In India Date and time

Diwali In India Date and time 

The first day (October 25, 2019)  known as Dhanteras. "Money" means wealth and "thiras" refers to the 13th day of a lunar fortnight on the Hindu calendar. This day is dedicated to celebrating prosperity. It is believed that on this day, Goddess Lakshmi has come out of sea churning and is welcomed with special pooja (rituals). In addition, gold is traditionally bought, and people gather for cards and gaming. Ayurvedic doctors also honor Dhanvantari, who are the incarnations of Lord Vishnu, who brought Ayurveda to mankind on this day. There are several temples dedicated to Dhanvantari and Ayurveda in Kerala and Tamilnadu.

On the second day (October 26, 2019),  known as Naraka Chaturdashi or small Diwali (short Diwali). It is believed that Goddess Kali and Lord Krishna destroyed the demon Narakasur on this day. Demon gods are burnt in celebration in Goa. The third day (October 27, 2019)  is known as the new moon. This darkest day of the…