Five days Diwali festivity starts on Dhantrayodashi and lasts on Bhaiya Duj day. Abhyang Snan has been suggested on three days i.e. on Chaturdashi, Amavasya and Pratipada days during Diwali.
Abhyang Snan on Chaturdashi day, which is popularly known as Narak Chaturdashi, is the most significant one. People, who do Abhyang Snan on this day, can avoid going to Narak. Til (i.e. sesame) oil should be used for Ubtna during Abhyang Snan.
Abhyang Snan on Narak Chaturdashi might be one day before or on same day of Lakshmi Puja day on English Calendar. When Chaturdashi Tithi prevails before sunrise and Amavasya Tithi prevails after sunset then Narak Chaturdashi and Lakshmi Puja are on the same day. Abhyang Snan is always done during moonrise but before sunrise while Chaturdashi Tithi is prevailing.
DrikPanchang Muhurta window for Abhyang Snan is between moonrise and sunrise while Chaturdashi Tithi prevails. DrikPanchang provides Abhyang Snan Muhurta exactly as it has been prescribed in ancient Hindu books. DrikPanchang considers all exceptions and list the best date and time for Abhyang Snan.
Narak Chaturdashi day is also known as Choti Diwali, Roop Chaturdashi, Rup Chaudas and Kali Chaudas.
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