Diwali being festival of lights, across India people celebrate it via symbolic diyas or kandils (colourful paper lanterns) as an integral part of Diwali decorations. It begins in late Ashvin (between September and October) and ends in early Kartika (between October and November). The first day is Dhan Teras. The last day is Yama Dvitiya, which signifies the second day of the light half of Kartika. Each day of Deepavali marks one celebration of the six principal stories associated with the festival. Now let’s perform Diwali Lakshmi Puja.
- Let’s first collect all puja items.
- Then we will do the puja preparation.
- Next we will perform the main Diwali Lakshmi Puja.
- We will conclude with the aarti.
Let’s Collect Diwali Lakshmi Puja Items & Learn Their Significance
- Moli (red thread)
- Roli (red powder)
- Incense sticks
- Sweets, Fruits
- Curd (Yogurt)
- Clarified butter (Ghee)
- Dry fruits
- Yagyopavit (sacred thread)
Follow The Video To Prepare For The Diwali Lakshmi Puja
Before doing Diwali Lakshmi Puja, we do the puja preparation or commonly called as panch peeth puja.
Lets follow the video through this step. Only after performing this step we proceed towards the main Diwali Lakshmi Puja.
Let’s Perform The Main Diwali Lakshmi Puja
After performing the panch peeth puja, we start the main puja.
Follow along the instructions and mantras to perform the main Diwali Lakshmi Puja.
We Will Conclude Diwali Lakshmi Puja With The Aarti
Puja is considered incomplete without the aarti.
Let us now do the Diwali Lakshmi Puja aarti to Goddess Laxmi to successfully conclude the puja
Puja is considered complete after we offer dakshina
Mantras, Regional Information, Food Restrictions For Diwali Lakshmi Puja (Hindi)
Diwali Lakshmi Puja (Hindi) Mantra Take flowers or unbroken grains of rice in your hands. Meditate upon the goddess, saying: Ya sa padma sanastha vipula kati tati padma patrayat aksi Gam bhira vartana bhistana bharana mita subhra vastrottariya Ya laksmir divya rupa irmani gana kha citaih sna pitahema kumbh aih Sa nityam padma hasta mama vasatu grhe sarva mangalyayukta swaha Meaning: “this shloka describes the divine beauty of the goddess Laksmi who is seated on a lotus”. Drop the flowers and the rice at the feet of the goddess.
Diwali Lakshmi Puja (Hindi) begins in late Ashvin (between September and October) and ends in early Kartika (between October and November). The first day is Dhan Teras. The last day is Yama Dvitiya, which signifies the second day of the light half of Kartika. Each day of Deepavali marks one celebration of the six principal stories associated with the festival.