On Diwali Day, businessman do pooja of their accounting books. This is “Chopda Poojan” or “Sharda Poojan”. Diwali is considered highly auspicious time to start any new business venture. Nowadays due advancement of technology people worship their computers and laptops as most of accounting is done on it.
Chopda Pujan is an important ritual carried out during Diwali in states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and some north Indian states.
In 2017 Chopda Poojan will be done on Thursday, October 19, 2017.
Traditionally, on this day, people close their old accounts and start new accounts on the next day which is the New Year Day.
During chopda Poojan, people write Subh Labh and draw sign of Swastik on the new account books.
2017 Chopda Poojan Muhurat Timings :
Date and Nakshtra:
आसो वद 30 अमावास्या, Thursday, October 19, 2017
Diwali 2017 Chopda Pujan Muhurat Time:
- Morning Muhurta (Shubh) = 06:34 to 08:01 hrs IST
- Morning Muhurta (Char, Labh, Amrit) = 10:53 to 15:12 hrs IST
- Evening Muhurta (Amrit, Char) = 16:38 to 21:12 hrs IST
- Night Muhurta (Labh) = 24:20+ to 24:41+ hrs IST