Laxmi Puja is celebrated on the 30th October 2016  Sunday and is yet another Hindu prayer which is performed on the third day of Diwali. Laxmi. Lakshmi Puja is a combination of five deities which includes Lord Ganesha, Mahakali, Mahalakshmi, Mahasaraswati and Lord Kuber. This occasion is quite important and entirely devoted in worshiping Goddess Laxmi.  

People start decorating their homes well in advance and light diyas and pray for wealth, prosperity and happiness of their loved ones. This day is the main event of Diwali and it’s extremely important to keep the house clean and tidy. As it is said that, Goddess visits and likes cleanliness.


The occasion falls on the day of Amavasya which is normally termed as inauspicious day, but here it is regarded as the most auspicious one. Goddess Lakshmi is regarded to be the most beautiful and adorable female with golden complexion. 

Goddess Lakshmi is either sitting or standing on a lotus and holding lotus flower in her hand. Her overall personality stands for beauty, purity and fertility. Goddess Laxmi is also the wife of Lord Vishnu and bhakts offer gifts and grants for her auspicious blessings. It is said that the more happier Goddess will be, the more she will grant her blessings on them.



According to the mythological myth, Goddess Laxmi is god of wealth and beauty. She is also the wife of Lord Vishnu and bhakts offer gifts and grants for her auspicious blessings. People also think that the happier Goddess will be, the more she will grant her blessings on them. 

This day is the main event of Diwali and it’s extremely important to keep the house clean and tidy. As it is said that, Goddess visits and likes cleanliness. Laxi Puja is performed especially by women and business men and is also believed that Goddess visits and grants lot of wealth on the night of Diwali.



On this day devotees get up early and take auspicious bath and worship Lord Vishnu. Further in the afternoon, an old traditional of praying for the departed souls and offering fresh and veg food to Brahmans is a must. In the evening, Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Vishnu and Lord Kuber are worshipped. 

Idol of Goddess Lakshmi must be installed either on lotus or a swastika drawn with consecrated rice. Next to her idol, Lord Kuber idol is placed along with a pot. Further these idols are being offered with Naivedya which consist of cow’s milk, sugar, cardamom and cloves. Staying awake in the night is a must. 



Goddess is bestowed with four hands which stand for dharma, kama, artha and moksha. If we carefully notice her idol, it shows golden coins flowing from her hands which mean people worshipping her gain wealth and prosperity in life. She is dressed in red color saree with golden embroidery. There are always two elephants seen next to goddess and spraying water from their trunk. This shows their efforts with full purity, wisdom which finally leads to spiritual happiness.


At the very beginning, one must clean the house and draw rangoli on the doorstep and welcome Goddess Lakshmi. The procedure of puja requires elements like silver-gold coins, supari, uncooked rice, coconut, five leaves, earthern pot, red vermillion, oil lamps etc. After the puja, aarti is performed and is accompanied by bell which creates heavenly atmosphere. We at India.com wish you Happy Lakshmi Pujan and hope Goddess Lakshmi grants her utmost blessings on all!



When is Lakshmi Puja celebrated:




Laxmi Puja is celebrated on the 30th October 2016  Sunday. Lakshmi Puja is yet another Hindu prayer which is performed on the third day of Diwali. This is very important and entirely devoted in worshipping Goddess Lakshmi. 

People start decorating their homes well in advance and light diyas and pray for wealth, prosperity and happiness of their loved ones. The occasion falls on the day of Amavasya which is normally termed as inauspicious day, but here it is regarded as the most auspicious one.


According to the mythological myth, Goddess Lakshmi is god of wealth and beauty. She is also the wife of Lord Vishnu and bhakts offer gifts and grants for her auspicious blessings. People also think that the happier Goddess will be, the more she will grant her blessings on them.

 This day is the main event of Diwali and it’s extremely important to keep the house clean and tidy. As it is said that, Goddess visits and likes cleanliness. Lakshmi Puja is performed especially by women and business men and is also believed that Goddess visits and grants lot of wealth on the night of Diwali.


People all over India celebrate this festival with zeal and enthusiasm. On this days Goddess Lakshmi and other Gods are been worshiped. Diwali Puja signifies the most traditional worship of Hindu deity Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Saraswati.



Why Laxmi Pujan is done during Diwali Festival:


Goddess Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth and prosperity. She is considered as the positive energy that manifests and complete’s an individual’s spiritual and material well-being. Devotees worship Goddess for wealth, prosperity and happiness of their loved ones. 

According to the mythological myth, Goddess Lakshmi is god of wealth and beauty. She is also the wife of Lord Vishnu and bhakts offer gifts and grants for her auspicious blessings. People also think that the happier Goddess will be, the more she will grant her blessings on them. There is a famous saying ‘jaise ann, waise man’ which means the food that a person consumes impacts on his mind.



Goddess Lakshmi various forms:

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Goddess Laxmi is regarded to be the most beautiful and adorable female with golden complexion. She is either sitting or standing on a lotus and holding lotus flower in her hand. Her overall personality stands for beauty, purity and fertility. Goddess is bestowed with four hands which stand for dharma, kama, artha and moksha.

If we carefully notice her idol, it shows golden coins flowing from her hands which mean people worshipping her gain wealth and prosperity in life. She is dressed in red color saree with golden embroidery. There are always two elephants seen next to goddess and spraying water from their trunk. This shows their efforts with full purity, wisdom which finally leads to spiritual happiness.


Procedure of Lakshmi Puja:


  1. During early morning, one should have an auspicious bath and worship Lord Vishnu
  2. Further in the afternoon, an old traditional of praying for the departed souls and offering fresh and veg food to Brahmans is a must.
  3. In the evening, Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Vishnu and Lord Kuber are worshipped.
  4. Idol of Goddess Lakshmi must be installed either on lotus or a swastika drawn with consecrated rice. Next to her idol, Lord Kuber idol is placed along with a pot.
  5. Further these idols are being offered with Naivedya which consist of cow’s milk, sugar, cardamom and cloves. Staying awake in the night is a must.
 
  Traditional rituals of Lakshmi Puja





At the very beginning, one must clean the house and draw rangoli on the doorstep and welcome Goddess Lakshmi. The procedure of puja requires elements like silver-gold coins, supari, uncooked rice, coconut, five leaves, earthern pot, red vermillion, oil lamps etc. 

After the puja, aarti is performed and is accompanied by bell which creates heavenly atmosphere. We at India.com wish you Happy Lakshmi Pujan and hope Goddess Lakshmi grants her utmost blessings on all!






Source:India.com