Naraka Chaturdashi

Naraka Chaturdashi 2023, Nov 11 - Nov 11

Naraka Chaturdashi is an annual Hindu festival that falls on Chaturdashi of the Krishna Paksha in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwayuja or Kartika. It is the second day of the five-day long festival of Diwali. Hindu literature narrates that the asura Narakasura was killed on this day by Krishna and Satyabhama. It is a day to abolish laziness and evil which creates hell in human life on Earth.