New Delhi: Chhoti Diwali 2019: Narak Chaturdashi is celebrated on the Chaturdashi of Krishna Paksha of Kartik month. Although Narak Chaturdashi is celebrated the next day of Dhanteras, according to the Panchang, this time it is falling on the morning of Diwali.
Chhoti Diwali: Narak Chaturdashi is celebrated on the next day of Dhanteras (Dhanteras) and one day before Diwali. It is also called Yama Chaturdashi and Roop Chaturdashi or Roop Chaudas. This festival is also famous as Narak Chaudas and Naraka Puja. Usually, this festival is also called Chhoti Diwali. On this day there is the idea of worshiping Yamraj and fasting. It is believed that on this day, a person who bathes the aapamarga (a type of plant) before the sunrise by applying sesame oil, ie chiminea or cumin leaves in water, gets the special grace of Yamraj. Freedom from going to hell helps and all sins are destroyed. Visiting Radha-Krishna temple early in the morning after bath eliminates sins and attains beauty.
When is hell Chaturdashi?
According to the Hindu Panchang, Narak Chaturdashi is celebrated on the Chaturdashi of the Krishna Paksha of Kartik month. Although Narak Chaturdashi is celebrated the next day of Dhanteras, according to the Panchang, this time it is falling on the morning of Diwali. This time Narak Chaturdashi is on 27 October.
Date of hell Ctudrshi and auspicious
date of hell Ctudrshi: October 27, 2019
Ctudrshi Date Start: October 26, 2019, at noon to 03 pm 46 minutes
ended Ctudrshi Date: October 27, 20l9 afternoon 12 hrs 23 minutes
recognition bath moment: October 27, 2019
Total duration from 05: 16 in the morning to 06: 33 in the morning Total duration: 01 hours 17 minutes
The method of worshiping on the day of Naraka Chaturdashi
– According to beliefs, to avoid hell, a bath is massaged with oil in the body before sunrise on this day.
– Apamarga twigs should be rotated seven times during the bath.
– Put a little on the head with a branch at the head of clean soil.
– Now pour water on the head and take a bath.
– Then Yama pour mole water is the libation.
– After the libation temple should light a lamp in home interiors and gardens.
Tarnap Mantra Yamaay Dharmarajaya Mritvay Chantkaya Ch |
Vaivasvayaya kalayya sarvabhut chayaya f ||
How to worship Hanuman ji on Narak Chaturdashi day?
According to the belief, Lord Hanuman was born from mother Anjana’s womb on the day of Narak Chaturdashi. On this day, devotees worship Hanuman to get relief from sorrow and fear. On this day, Hanuman Chalisa and Hanuman Ashtak should be recited.
Why is Narak Chaturdashi called Roop Chaturdashi?
According to the belief, a king named Hiranyagabha decided to leave the coronation and merge in asceticism. Due to penance for many years, his body became infected with insects. Saddened by this, Hiranyagabha spoke to Narada Muni. Narada Muni asked the king to worship Sri Krishna, the deity of the form after bathing before sunrise by applying a paste on the body on Kartik month, Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi. By doing this, you will get beauty again. The king did everything as told by Narada Muni. The king became beautiful again. Since then, this day is also called Roop Chaturdashi.