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Dev Diwali 2019: Know the Importance of Kartik Purnima

India | PTI | November 12, 2019, 4:43 pm
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 Dev Diwali is celebrated on the full moon night of the Hindu month of Kartika. It is also observed as Kartik Poornima. (Image: PTI)
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Dev Diwali is celebrated on the full moon night of the Hindu month of Kartika. It is also observed as Kartik Poornima. (Image: PTI)

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 This year, Dev Diwali is being celebrated on November 12, which incidentally coincides with the 550th celebrations of Guru Nanak Jayanti or Guru Nanak Gurpurab. (Image: PTI)
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This year, Dev Diwali is being celebrated on November 12, which incidentally coincides with the 550th celebrations of Guru Nanak Jayanti or Guru Nanak Gurpurab. (Image: PTI)

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 Devotees believe that Gods descend on Earth on Dev Diwali to bathe in the holy water of the Ganges. (Image: PTI)
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Devotees believe that Gods descend on Earth on Dev Diwali to bathe in the holy water of the Ganges. (Image: PTI)

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 It is also celebrated as a mark of victory of Lord Shiva over the demon Tripurasur. (Image: PTI)
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It is also celebrated as a mark of victory of Lord Shiva over the demon Tripurasur. (Image: PTI)

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 The five-day festival starts on Prabodhini Ekadashi and concludes on Kartik Poornima. (Image: PTI)
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The five-day festival starts on Prabodhini Ekadashi and concludes on Kartik Poornima. (Image: PTI)

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 The day, which is also celebrated as Kartik Poornima sees the culmination of the Tulsi-Vivah Utsav. (Image: PTI)
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The day, which is also celebrated as Kartik Poornima sees the culmination of the Tulsi-Vivah Utsav. (Image: PTI)

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 Furthermore, Bhishma Panchaka fasting which begins on Ekadashi day ends on the day of Kartik Purnima as well. (Image: PTI)
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Furthermore, Bhishma Panchaka fasting which begins on Ekadashi day ends on the day of Kartik Purnima as well. (Image: PTI)

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 Dev Diwali timings: <br />Pradoshakal Dev Deepavali Muhurat - 05:11 PM to 07:48 PM <br />Duration - 02 Hours 36 Mins <br />Purnima Tithi Begins - 06:02 PM on Nov 11, 2019 <br />Purnima Tithi Ends - 07:04 PM on Nov 12, 2019
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Dev Diwali timings:
Pradoshakal Dev Deepavali Muhurat - 05:11 PM to 07:48 PM
Duration - 02 Hours 36 Mins
Purnima Tithi Begins - 06:02 PM on Nov 11, 2019
Purnima Tithi Ends - 07:04 PM on Nov 12, 2019

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