Sri Venkateswara [Balaji] Temple Edina, Minnesota


Diwali Religious Celebrations Nov 2nd and Nov 3rd

Posted September 18, 2013 by admin in Religious Events

Deepavali or Diwali, popularly known as the “festival of lights,” is a five-day Hindu festival which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej, celebrated on second lunar day of Shukla paksha of the Hindu calendar month Kartik. Dhanteras usually falls eighteen days after Dussehra.

Diwali Celebrations – Nov 2nd Saturday and Nov 3rd Sunday
Time Event
9:30am Suprabhatam
10:30 am to 7.00 pm
(Archana, every 30 min)
Archana & Darsanam
12.30 pm Vishesha Dhana Lakshmi Swarna Pushparchana
7:15 PM Vishesha Dhana Lakshmi Swarna Pushparchana
8:00PM to 8:45PM
(Archana – 8.00PM; 8.30PM)
Archana & Darshanam
9:00 PM Ekantha Seva
Time Service
11.45 AM to 2.45 PM Lunch
7.00 PM to 9.00 PM Dinner
8.00PM to 8.30 PM Fire Works – Devotees
8.30 PM to 9.00 PM Fire Works – Temple