India celebrated one of its biggest festivals – Diwali with great enthusiasm almost after two years. Covid-19 pandemic had led Indians to celebrate the festival with high restrictions but Diwali 2021 witnessed the least possible restrictions imposed by the government. This year the fifth day after Gujarati new year, which marks an end to the Diwali holiday season, falls on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. The day is known as ‘Labh Pancham’ in Gujarat, on which people will come out of their holiday mode and resume their work.
Every business, commercial establishment and market will resume on this auspicious day on a specific muhurat. However, it is believed that all muhurats are shubh on this auspicious day. The usual practice includes performing chopda poojan on the day of Diwali and then resuming the work straight down on the day of Labh Pancham. The chopda is the book of account that is worshipped during the pooja and is later covered with a muslin cloth which is then worshipped straight on Labh Pancham and the cloth is removed, following which the first entry in the book is made and the business and other works starts as usual.
Though all the muhurats on Labh Pancham are considered shubh, the best shubh muhurat this year is from 9:30 AM to 01:46 PM