Lakshmi Puja on Diwali holds significant importance.

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Goddess Lakshmi; source : wikimedia commons

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Introduction

Diwali is a festival of lights, diyas, happiness, family gatherings, fanfare and Lakshmi pujan. Diwali is a grandest celebration of five days in Indian culture.

Apparently the celebrations includes Dhanteras, Narka Chaturdashi, Diwali, Goverdhan puja and Bhai dooj.

What is the shubh muhurat of Lakshmi Pujan?

However Diwali is on 12th November 2023. The auspicious time for Lakshmi puja on this day will be from 5:39 pm to 7:35 pm.

During this period, Pradosh Kaal will be from 5:30 pm to 8:09 pm. Taurus period will be from 5:39 pm to 7:35 pm. Lakshmi Puja Nishita Muhurta will be from 11:39 pm to 12:32 am. Its duration will be 53 minutes.

Moreover on the day of Diwali, Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, and Lord Ganesha, the giver of Riddhi-Siddhi, are worshipped. Worshipping Shree Yantra and Kuber Yantra is also considered beneficial and thus brings progress.

Why Lakshmi puja is so important on Diwali?

Hindus worship Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha on the eve of diwali to get the blessings in abundance.

Although, this ritual is followed since ages. Let’s discuss the significance of Lakshmi Pujan as:

Lakshmi-Goddess of Wealth

Particularly Goddess Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity and fortune. She is the wife of Lord Vishnu. Performing Lakshmi Puja on Diwali is a way to seek her blessings for financial well-being and prosperity.

Lakshmi Puja-Festive Tradition

Diwali is incomplete without Lakshmi puja. As it is a time for celebration and togetherness, achieving the wealth and happiness in abundance is much needed. Lakshmi Puja is a central part of these festivities, bringing families and communities together.

Lakshmi Puja-symbol of Renewal and Cleansing

Do you know we Indians deep cleanse our homes and workplace before Diwali? We believe that it is a symbol of renewal and cleansing. I have been watching and doing the hard core cleansing of homes since my childhood. Also I have been listening this from my grand mothers that maa Lakshmi never comes to a dirty and filthy house.

Infact Diwali signifies the triumph of light over darkness and good over evil. Hence, Lakshmi Pujan is seen as a way to cleanse and purify one’s surroundings and life resulting inviting positive energies.

Business and Prosperity

Certainly when business flourishes, our economy also flourishes. So to raise the level of profit and bringing in the success and prosperity to the business, Lakshmi Puja is greatly appreciated.

Moreover, many businesses close their old account books and open new ones on Diwali only.

Showing Gratitude

We hail our gods and goddess as a token of love and gratitude. By performing Lakshmi Puja we do the same for Goddess of wealth.

Specifically in Lakshmi Puja we express gratitude for the blessings and wealth we have received. Further, we pray and seek continued prosperity in the coming year.

Happiness and Harmony- blessings of maa Lakshmi

Goddess Lakshmi is not only defined to money and material wealth, but also she bestow blessings in form of happiness, peace and harmony in her devotess’ life and family.

Cultural Significance

Likewise, Diwali and Lakshmi Puja are flag bearer of our culture. It is not only a religious but also a cultural festival celebrated by people of various backgrounds in India and around the world.

Conclusion

Lakshmi Puja on Diwali is regarded as one of the prime pujas of the year. Not only it’s a celebration of wealth, prosperity, renewal but also the triumph of goodness over bad.

If you are a Hindu or lover of Hinduism, you must have a special place in the heart. Yet it has significance in the lives of many people during this joyous festival. Have a blessed day ahead.

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