Top Diwali 2023: The 5-day festival of Diwali has started with Dhan Teras, its second day also has special significance. This day is also known as Chhoti Diwali or Narak Chaudas, which this time is on 11th November. The religious and mythological importance of this day has also been explained. Also, on this special day, Lord of death Yamraj is worshipped, some small measures taken on this day prove to be life changing. In such a situation, along with the importance of Chhoti Diwali, we are also going to tell about some special measures which can be taken on this day.
That’s why Chhoti Diwali is special
Let us tell you that a day before Diwali, the festival of Chhoti Diwali is celebrated, it is also known as Narak Chaudas. According to Hindu religion, on this day Lord Shri Krishna had killed the demon named Narakasura. Since Narakasura had the boon of dying only through a woman, Lord Krishna did this with the help of his wife Satyabhama. Besides, there is also a tradition of worshiping Yamraj, the god of death, on this day. Doing this reduces the chances of all kinds of diseases, sufferings and untimely death.
Special measures for Chhoti Diwali
Some special works done on this day are especially beneficial, some of them are as follows
1. On Chhoti Diwali, 14 earthen lamps should be lit in the name of Yamraj, these should be kept outside the house and in the courtyard.
2. To achieve success, it is good to decorate lamps everywhere in the name of Yama, wishing for success.
3. On this day, Kheel and Batash are used in the puja. After the puja, this Prasad should be distributed among everyone.
4. After worshiping, you can meditate on Yamraj and wish him for a happy future.
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