New Delhi, Nov 7: Diwali, the festival of lights is here. Among the many festivals celebrated in India, Diwali is perhaps the most popular one as it is directly related to one's fortune and prosperity. This festival is very important to Hindus and therefore the puja vidhi and muhurat are equally important. We bring you all the important details related to the festival:
Diwali 2018: Shubh Muhurat of Lakshmi Puja on Diwali - Lakshmi Puja Muhurat
Lakshmi Puja is considered auspicious in 'Pradosh kaal' on the festival of Diwali. There is a strong belief that if you perform the puja of Ma Lakshmi as per the rules and regulations there will never be any poverty in your life.
Ma Lakshmi Puja Muhurat timing: It will begin from 17:57 and last till 19:53 in the evening
Pradosh Kaal: It will begin from 17:27 pm and last till 20:06 pm
Vrishabh Kaal: It will begin from 17:57 hrs and last 19:53 hrs.
Here is Diwali Puja Vidhi:
In Hindu religion, every puja begins with Ganesh Puja. Follow the given steps below:
Give shower to the idol of Lord Ganesha
Make Ganesha wear new dress and offer flowers
After this, begins puja of Ma Lakshmi
Invoke Ma Lakshmi in the idol
With folded hands, give your message to Ma Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha and ask them to visit your home
Now give a bath to the idol of Ma Lakshmi with 'Pancha Amrit' and water
Now offer new clothes, garland and jewellery to Ma Lakshmi
Now offer 'Itra' and apply kumkum
Offer rose flowers at the feet of Ma Lakshmi, burn incense nad light lamps or Diya
Now offer 'Bail Pathar and leaves as well at the feet of Ma Lakshmi
Offer 11 or 21 rice seeds and perform aarti
After Arti, you are supposed to take a parikrama
After offering bhog to Ma Lakshmi and keep chanting 'Om Mahalakshmai Namah'