Deepawali or Diwali is the festival of lights and is one of the most celebrated festivals of the year. As per the Hindu epic Ramayana, it is a day when Lord Rama, Goddess Sita, Lakshmana, and Hanuman returned to Ayodhya after spending 14 years in forests. Apart from it, it is also believed that Goddess Lakshmi was born on Diwali during the churning of the cosmic ocean (Samudra Manthan). Thus, Goddess Lakshmi is the most significant deity during Diwali Puja.
The festival of lights, Diwali, begins on Dhanteras and ends on Bhaiya Dooj.This year Diwali will be celebrated on November 4 all over the country. The Amavasya tithi begins 06:03 on Nov 04, 2021, and ends at 02:44 on Nov 05, 2021.