Holiday List 2012


Sr. No.         Festival                       Date                 Day

1.             Makarsankranti           14/01/2012         Saturday

2.            Republic Day               26/01/2012         Thursday

3.        MAHASHIVARATRI         20TH FEB, 2012        Monday

4.           Dhuleti   (Holi)             08/03/2012          Thursday

5.         RAM NAVMI                1ST APRIL, 2012           Sunday

6.         Balev/Rakshabandhan     02/08/2012        Thursday

7.        Janmashtami                    10/08/2012         Friday

8.     Independence Day              15/08/2012           Wednesday

9.       Dusshera                          24/10/2012            Wednesday

10.      Diwali                              13/11/2012               Tuesday

11.   New Year (Vikram Samvat)   14/11/2012       Wednesday

12.      Bhaibij                             15/11/2012            Thursday

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Shubh Muhurat for Diwali 2010: Lakshmi Puja, Diwali Muhurat for Trading 

October 31, 2010

Diwali is the most awaited festival for Indians which falls in the first week of November this year. A very large section of the Hindus depends on astrology and adheres to the ideal time (muhurats) to perform the pujas and do investments. The auspicious day and the subsequent muhurats are therefore integral to the Diwali rituals


It begins with the eleventh day of Hindu Calender vikram samvat 2066 called Rama Ekadashi which falls on 2nd November.

It is only the ritual performing community which begins puja from this day.

Dhanteras or Dhanvantri Puja

Puja Thal

This year baras (12th) and teras (13th) are on the same day. November 3, 2010 is the auspicious day for Dhanvantri Puja. Lakshmi Puja may be performed on this day and on Diwali. On this day purchase of metals – ornaments, utensils and instruments is considered lucky.

The pious time for buying gold, silver and account puja are :

07.00 am to 9:15 am.

11.15 am to 12:45 pm

03:20 pm to 06:05 pm

07:30 pm to 11:30 pm

11:30 pm to 12:15 am

Ganesh Laxmi
 Subh Muhurat for Lakshmi Puja on Diwali Day i.e. 5th November are as follows :

06:50 am to 11:00 am Chitra Naxatra

12:30 pm to 03:15 pm Swati Naxatra

04:35 pm to 05:55 pm

06:15 pm to 10:40 pm

12:30 am to 05:00 am (6th November)