Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018 Shubh Muhurat in New York, Chicago, California, London, Sydney and Melbourne: Know Auspicious Time of Celebrations in US, UK & Australia Time Zones
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Indians are celebrating one of the biggest occasions of Diwali. The festival of lights and new beginnings is being celebrated with much enthusiasm. It is one festival that is celebrated unanimously by all the diverse communities in the country. But it holds a significance even in the lives of those Indians who are residing abroad. Indians residing in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia or the world over mark the Diwali festivities. Indians living in the cities of New York, Chicago, California, London, Sydney, Melbourne, etc make sure they bring in the Diwali celebrations with all the joy and jubilation along with doing the Lakshmi Puja. Diwali 2018 will be celebrated on November 7 in India. On the day of Badi Diwali, Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped for seeking wealth and prosperity. Lakshmi Puja is the main celebration of Diwali festival. There is a specific Lakshmi Puja muhurat (auspicious time) that is followed. But according to the timezones of US, UK and Australia, the shubh muhurat timings for Diwali differ. Let us tell you the shubh muhurat for Lakshmi Puja in UK, US and Australia time zones. Diwali 2018 Greetings & Wishes: WhatsApp Stickers, Free GIF Image Messages, Facebook Status & Cover Photos to Share Online on Deepavali Festival. 

The festival of Diwali may be prominently from India, but over the years, the attraction for lights and colours has spread even beyond the borders. A symbolism of light over dark and victory over evil, the festival has specific rituals for each day in India. The main day of Diwali is the Lakshmi Puja on November 7. Many families keep a fast for the day and break it only after the puja in the evening. People decorate their houses, wear new clothes and feast on delicious Diwali snacks post the puja. Check Lakshmi Puja Muhurat Timings in India. 

Lakshmi Puja Shubh Muhurat in the United States

Lakshmi Puja in New York will be celebrated on November 6, Tuesday. The shubh muhurat for Lakshmi Puja here will be for 1 hour 48 mins. The shubh muhurat will start at 17:11 to 18:59 in the Pradosh Kaal.

Lakshmi Puja muhurat in Chicago will be from 17:03 to 18:50 on November 6.

Lakshmi Puja muhurat in California will be 3 minutes longer. The muhurat here will be for 1 hour 51 mins. The shubh muhurat timings for Lakshmi Puja in California city are 17:20 to 19:11.

Lakshmi Puja Shubh Muhurat in the United Kingdom

Diwali is celebrated in equal enthusiasm in the land of the British. A lot of Indians are residing in Britain and bring in traditional Diwali celebrations. Diwali will be celebrated in UK on November 6, Tuesday. The Lakshmi Puja muhurat in London will be from 16:57 to 18:20, lasting for 1 hour 22 mins.

Lakshmi Puja Shubh Muhurat in Australia

Diwali in Australia will be celebrated on the same date as India, on November 7. The Lakshmi Puja shubh muhurat in Sydney will be from 20:07 to 21:29. And the Lakshmi Puja muhurat in Melbourne will be from 20:40 to 21:59. The shubh muhurat will last for 1 hour 18 mins.

Indians have elaborate ways of celebrating their festivals so people living abroad may not be able to come back home for the celebrations, but that does not stop them from carrying out the traditions. The festival of Diwali has thus travelled abroad and enjoyed in equal enthusiasm. Respective families send their Diwali snacks to their relatives staying abroad, so that the main essence of the festival is still retained. It is a very happy and positive feeling to see the traditional rituals being carried out well in foreign lands. We wish you all a very Happy Diwali 2018!