What should be done on Narak Chaturdashi?
As Chhoti Diwali or Narak Chaturdashi is celebrated right before Diwali, it will be celebrated on Friday, 13 November this year. People clean their houses and decorate them elaborately on this day. Some believe that Narak Chaturdashi is the day to wipe out all the dirt, garbage and evil from there houses.
Why is Narak Chaturdashi celebrated?
People celebrate this day to rid themselves of evil, negativities, laziness, and evil. It signifies riddance from everything negative and things that stop us from walking the right path. One of the most important aspects of Narak Chaturdashi is Abhyang Snan.
Is Diwali and Narak Chaturdashi same?
Popularly known as Chhoti Diwali, the festival of Narak Chaturdashi is usually celebrated a day ahead of Diwali. However, this year, Narak Chaturdashi or Chhoti Diwali is falling on the same day as Diwali, ie, 14 November. One of the most important aspects of Narak Chaturdashi is Abhyang Snan.
Which is the date of Narak Chaturdashi in 2019?
Narak Chaturdashi 2019 date is October 27. Every year, it is observed on the 14th day of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Kartik. This festival is celebrated one day prior to Diwali , that is why, it is also known as Chhoti Diwali. On this day, Lord Krishna killed the demon Narakasura.
Is it tradition to take bath with oil on Narak Chaturdashi?
Hence, it is also a tradition to take bath with oil on the day of Narak Chaturdashi. It is also said that Satyabhama also declared not to mourn on this day; however, Kali Chaudas or Narak Chaturdashi should be remembered as the day of celebrations.
Which is the best Snan for Narak Chaturdashi?
Abhyanga Snan on Narak Chaturdashi day holds a special significance in a person’s life. Abhyanga Snan is always done during the presence of moon but before sunrise while Chaturdashi Tithi is prevailing. This snan is done using ubtan of sesame (til) oil.
Why is Diyas important on Narak Chaturdashi day?
Diyas (earthen pots) holds significant importance on this day. The day of Narak Chaturdashi also gives a message that good always wins and evil has to face defeat. Hence, again on this Narak Chaturdashi, keep in mind all the significant facts of this day and celebrate this festival with your family and friends.