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Vishvakarma Day

National and Public Holidays in India Regional Hindu holiday in India

Vishvakarma is the divine architect of the universe.

When is Vishvakarma Day?

How long until Vishvakarma Day?
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Duration
1 Day
Dates of Vishvakarma Day
Year Weekday Date
2019 Monday October 28th
2018 Thursday November 8th
2017 Friday October 20th
2016 Tuesday November 1st
2016 Monday October 31st
Regions where Vishvakarma Day is a holiday
Haryana
Summary
Vishwakarma Puja is a day of celebration for Vishwakarma, a Hindu god, the divine architect

This regional festival is celebrated on the day after Diwali.

In some parts of India, it may be celebrated on 17 September as the festival is based on a solar calendar.

In 2017 Vishvakarma Day is celebrated on 20 October 2017 in Haryana.

Traditions of Vishvakarma Day

Vishvakarma Day is an important festival which is dedicated to Lord Vishavakarma, who is regarded as the divine engineer and architect of the universe.

As with other gods, Vishvakarma is honoured on his birthday. The problem is that since Vishvakarma is the original creator of the world, it is illogical to say he was born on a particular day. Nevertheless, Vishvakarma Puja provides an opportunity to celebrate this important deity.

On this day, people worship Lord Vishvakarma along with tools and instruments that they use in daily for work.

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