Diwali, the festival of lights, celebrates the victory of the King of Ayodhya, Lord Rama, over the demon king Ravana of the kingdom of Lanka
On this day, houses are decorated with lights as well as flowers, accompanied by Goddess Lakshmi's puja.
The festival is celebrated in the Hindu month of Kartika. Diwali coincides with the darkest day of the year, known as Amavasya. The day is the darkest of the Hindu lunisolar calendar and according to Hindu mythology, residents of Ayodha burned lamps to illuminate King Rama’s return to his kingdom.
On the main day of Diwali, Goddess Lakshmi, or the goddess of wealth and prosperity, is worshipped. People also exchange gifts, sweets and seek blessing of elders.
According to Drikpanchang.com, Diwali 2019 will be celebrated on October 27
Diwali Lagna Puja on Sunday, October 27, 2019
Kumbha Lagna Muhurat (afternoon) - 2:21 pm to 3:57 pm
Duration - 1 hour 37 minutes
Vrishabha Lagna Muhurat (evening) - 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Duration - 2 hours 00 minutes
Simha Lagna Muhurat (midnight) - 1:41 am to 3:49 am, October 28, 2019
Duration - 2 hours 8 minutes
Amavasya Tithi begins - 12:23 pm on October 27, 2019
Amavasya Tithi ends - 9:08 am on October 28, 2019
The following Puja Vidhi has been described by Shastri Avadhesh: