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Naraka Chaturdashi (also known as Kali Chaudas, Roop Chaudas, C...

wikipedia - 18 Oct 2017
Naraka Chaturdashi (also known as Kali Chaudas, Roop Chaudas, Choti Diwali or Naraka Nivaran Chaturdashi) is a Hindu festival, which falls on Chaturdashi (14th day) of the Krishna Paksha in the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar month of Kartik. It is the second day of the five-day-long festival of Diwali. The Hindu literature narrates that the asura (demon) Narakasura was killed on this day by Krishna, Satyabhama and Kali. The day is celebrated by early morning religious rituals and festivities followed o
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Significance of Naraka Chaturdashi

Star of Mysore - 21 Oct 2017
By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore. Deepavali translated as festival of lights is a three-day celebration. The first day is Naraka Chaturdashi, the second day is New Moon Day ...
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Diwali 2017: Significance of five days of Diwali

Free Press Journal - 14 Oct 2017
Dhanteras is followed by Naraka Chaturdashi, Lakshmi Puja and Padwa also celebrated as Balipratipada. The five-day celebration comes to an end with Bhai Dooj on October 21, where sisters apply tilak on their brother's forehead and siblings pray for ...
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Celebrate, feel the joy, because life is light

Times of India (blog) - 17 Oct 2017
This day is also celebrated as Naraka Chaturdashi. In Gujarat and Rajasthan, it is celebrated as the New Year. In some parts of India, Vikram Samvat starts on the day of Deepavali and this is a special day that is celebrated in Sikh and Jain traditions ...
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Unique temple to welcome 1 lakh people

Times of India - 17 Oct 2017
Devotees can visit the temple on the first day of Diwali (Naraka Chaturdashi).This year, the darshan is scheduled for October 18. According to the temple management, “This temple has no doors and walls, yet devotees are allowed to have a darshan of the ...
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Choti Diwali or 'Narak Chaturdashi'- Why is it celebrated in India?

Daily News & Analysis - 16 Oct 2017
Hindus observe the second day of this festive season as 'Narak Chaturdashi' the next after Dhanteras celebrations. Narak Chaturthi or Choti Diwali this year will be observed on 18th of October 2017. Famously termed as Choti Diwali or Narak Nivaran ...

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