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Naraka Chaturdashi 2020 Dates~नरक चतुर्दशी

Naraka Chaturdashi 2020 Dates~नरक चतुर्दशी
This year's Naraka Chaturdashi 2020 Dates~नरक चतुर्दशी

Saturday, 14 Nov - 2020

Naraka Chaturdashi is a Hindu festival, which falls on the second day of the festival of Diwali.

 

Kali means Dark (evil) and Chaudas - Fourteenth. Thus, celebrated on the 14th day of the dark half of Āshwin month, Kali Chaudas is the day allotted to the worship of Maha-Kali or Shakti and is believed that on this day Kali killed the wickedest NARAKASURA. Also referred to as Narak-Chaturdashi, Kali Chaudas is day to abolish laziness and evil which create hell in our life and shine light on life. The strength to protect others is referred as Kali, and if its used for God's work is called Mahakali.

 

The poojan is performed with oil, flowers, Chanda and Hinduism. Coconuts are also offered to Hanumanji and prashad of Sesame seed, Brigadoon and rice with ghee and sugar.

On this day, a head wash and application of kajal in the eyes is believed to keep away the kali nazar (evil eye). Some say that those who are into tantra, learn their \\\'mantras\\\' on this day. Alternatively, people offer Nived (food) to the goddess that is local to where they are originally from. This goddess is called their \\\'Kul Devi\\\', in order to cast off evil spirits. Some families also offer food to their forefathers on this day. The second day of Diwali is known as Kali Choudas in Gujarat, Rajasthan & few part of Maharashtra.

<span style="" \"\\"font-size:\"""="">This day celebrates the victory of the God Krishna over the demon of filth, Narakasura. On this day Hindus get up earlier than usual. The men will rub their bodies in perfumed oils before bathing. Afterwards, clean clothes are worn; some people wear new ones. A large breakfast is enjoyed with relatives and friends. In the evening, a mix of bright and loud fireworks are set off in an atmosphere of joyful fun and noise. Special sweet dishes are served as part of the midday meal. House are lit with oil lamps during the evening.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
  Devuthni Ekadashi date 2018, 19 November 2018, Monday
  Kartik Purnima Date 2018, 23 November 2018, Friday
  Utpanna Ekadasi 2018, 3 December 2018, Monday
  Amavasya Dates 2018, 7 December 2018, Friday
  Vivah Panchami Festival dates in 2018, 12 December 2018, Wednesday
 
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