“Dhanteras” is derived from two Hindi words “dhan” & “teras”. Dhan means wealth &Teras means Thirteenth. Dhanteras is being observed on the thirteenth day of the Kartik month and celebrated as the second day of the Diwali in 2017.

Day 2 Diwali 2017 - Dhanteras and Yama Deepam

“Dhanteras” is derived from two Hindi words “dhan” & “teras”. Dhan means wealth &Teras means Thirteenth. Dhanteras is being observed on the thirteenth day of the Kartik month and celebrated as the second day of the Diwali in 2017.

Deepavali arrived from the word “deep” and “avali” which means a row or line of diyas. Deepavali or Diwali is considered to be one of the brightest and significant festivals amongst all the Hindus.

The 6 Days Long Diwali Of 2017

Deepavali arrived from the word “deep” and “avali” which means a row or line of diyas. Deepavali or Diwali is considered to be one of the brightest and significant festivals amongst all the Hindus.

Day 6 Diwali - Bhaiya Dooj / Yama Dwitiya

The fifth day of Diwali is celebrated as Govardhan Puja & Badi Diwali. This falls on 10th October 2017. Lord Krishna on this day had lifted entire Govardhan hill on his little finger to save the villagers from heavy rains.

Day 5 Badi Diwali - Govardhan Puja/ Annakut

The fifth day of Diwali is celebrated as Govardhan Puja & Badi Diwali. This falls on 10th October 2017. Lord Krishna on this day had lifted entire Govardhan hill on his little finger to save the villagers from heavy rains.

Deepavali arrived from the word “deep” and “avali” means a row or line of diyas. In 2017 Diwali falls on 19th October.

Day 4 Diwali - Laxmi Puja, Diwali Puja & Bengali Kali Puja

Deepavali arrived from the word “deep” and “avali” means a row or line of diyas. In 2017 Diwali falls on 19th October.

The third day of Diwali which will fall on 18th October 2017, is observed as Narak Chaturdashi or RoopChaudash or Roop Chaturdashi. It is also referred as Choti Diwali as it falls just a day before the festival Diwali.

Day 3 Chhoti Diwali - Narak Chaturdashi and Kali Chaudas

The third day of Diwali which will fall on 18th October 2017, is observed as Narak Chaturdashi or RoopChaudash or Roop Chaturdashi. It is also referred as Choti Diwali as it falls just a day before the festival Diwali.

Kamadhenu denotes purity, non-erotic fertility, sacrifice and motherly nature which add sustenance of human life.

Day 1 Diwali 2017 - Govatsa Dwadashi and Vasu Baras

Kamadhenu denotes purity, non-erotic fertility, sacrifice and motherly nature which add sustenance of human life.

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