Yama Deepam Monday 5th November 2018
Yama Deepam Puja Muhurat:
Yama Deepam Time = 5:29 PM to 6:48 PM
Duration = 1 Hour 19 Mins
A Deepam, for the God of Death Yamaraj, is lit outside the house at Trayodashi Tithi during Diwali to avoid any untimely death of a family member. This ritual is known as Deepdan/Deepam for Yamraj.
The Deepak is lit outside the house during Evening/Sandhya time. Deepdan is believed to please Lord Yama Raja and protect family members from accidental death.