Diwali which is also known as Deepawali is the most famous festival of the year. Diwali is the five days festivity period which begins on Dhanteras and ends on Bhaiya Dooj.
Deepavali (Diwali) is celebrated in South-India in the states Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and by Indians living abroad (PIO) with roots in South-India such as Tamils in Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South-Africa and other countries.Show the below 2015 Diwali Puja date Time .
11 November, 2015 - Diwali & Lakshmi Pooja
12 November, 2015 - Kartika Shuddha Padwa (Bali Padyami)
13 November, 2015 - Bhai Duj / Yama Dvitiya
Note: Deepavali falls on 10 November 2015 (one day before Diwali)
The dates above were calculated for locations in India and are valid for most of the world. However, in North-America (Canada, USA, Mexico), Central America, the Caribbean and South-America, Diwali 2015 (Lakshmi Pooja) will fall on Tuesday, 10 November 2015 when the calculation is based on geographic location. It is therefore a matter of preference in America whether Indian families observe Diwali on the date of the original location in India (Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh) or their own location, for example in Canada or the USA.