Naraka Chaturdashi 2012 Date

Naraka Chaturdashi Date, Narak Chaturdasi 2012, Kali Chaudas date, Choti Diwali Date, Roop Chaturdashi, 12th November 2012, When is Naraka Chaturdashi in 2012?

Naraka Chaturdashi is observed a day before Deepavali. The Story behind this festival is Krishna defeated demon Naraka with the help of Satyabhama On this day. Narak Chaturdashi is also known as Chotti Deepawali, Rup Chaudas and Kali Chaudas. Abhyang Snan is performed on this Naraka Chaturdashi day. Also Oil lamps (diyas) lit infornt of the house.

According to north Indian calenders, Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of  the month of Kartik is known as Narak Chaturdashi. The corresponding month in South India is Aswin and in Tamil Nadu is Puratassi. In 2012, Naraka Chaturdashi falls on Monday, 12th November.

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