Chopda Pujan, also known as Sharda Pujan or Muhurat Pujan, is an important ritual during Diwali several states of India. On this day, business men close their old accounts book and start new one. As per traditional Hindu business Diwali is the last day of Hindu financial year. They perform puja of this new account book/s and write Shubh (auspiciousness) and Labh (profit / prosperity) and draw the sign of Swastik on it.
For this Ganesh Puja and Lakshmi puja is observed is also done seek for the blessing from Lord Ganesha and Goddess Maha Lakshmi and say sorry for and mistakes. In some regions, Chopda Puja is also performed along with Kuber Puja.
Chopda Pujan for the year 2016 date is on 30th October 2016.
Diwali Chopda Pujan – Lakshmi Puja 2016 Muhurat Timing :
- Chopda Pujan 2016 Morning Muhurta (Char, Labh, Amrit) = 08:07 hrs to 12:22 hrs IST
- Chopda Pujan 2016 Afternoon Muhurta (Shubh) = 13:47 hrs to 15:12 hrs IST
- Chopda Pujan 2016 Evening Muhurta (Shubh, Amrit, Char) = 18:02 – 22:47