DIWALI – MAHA LAXMI POOJAN /// List of Items / Procedure / Aarti / Video

DIWALI – MAHA LAXMI POOJAN /// List of Items / Procedure / Aarti / Video

On the auspicious occasion of Diwali festival, Laxmi pooja is the main event. In this pooja, goddess Laxmi is invoked by the devotees for getting her blessings and makes their lives prosperous. For the Laxmi pooja, the first and foremost thing to do is to clean the house and workplace. Then make Rangoli on the doorstep of the Laxmi pooja, this is to welcome the goddess Laxmi to your house.

The list of items that one needs during the pooja is as follows:

  • Silver and Gold coins
  • Ten Suparis
  • Raw Rice
  • Five mango or betal leaves
  • Coconut fruit
  • Water
  • Kumkum
  • Diyas
  • Gulaal
  • Indian sweets
  • Camphor
  • Agarbattis
  • Dry fruits
  • Plate
  • Rose
  • Moli or Red sacred string
  • Panchamrita
  • Piece of red color cloth
  • Ghee for lightning up the diyas
  • Idols of Lord Ganesha, Goddess Lakshmi, Goddess Saraswati, and Narayan


  1. Make mounds of raw rice on a piece of cloth and place supari on its top.
  2. In the water, keep the paan leaves and coconut on the top.
  3. Tie Moli on the lota and draw four lines from kumkum to form a swastika.
  4. Light up the incense, agarbatti and diyas.
  5. Now sprinkles water on the items with your left hand.
  6. Take flower petals on the palm along with raw rice.
  7. Now chants the Gayatri Mantra.
  8. Now start with giving tribute to the Lord Ganesh and chant “Om Ganeshaaya Namh”.
  9. Then chant “Om Namaah Shivaaya”.
  10. Clean the idol of deity Laxmi with the water first, then with the panchamrita (curd, honey, milk, sugar and water) and then clean the idol with the rose water.
  11. Now offer sweets and Prasad to Maha Laxmi and after that offer the same, to all the other devotees.
  12. The Pooja is completed, now it’s time for the goddess Maha Laxmi Ji Aarti. Here is the aarti:


Om Jai Lakshmi Mata, Maiyaa Jai Lakshmi Mataa,Tumko nis din sevat, Maiyaa ji ko nis din sevat Hari Vishnuu Dataa. Om Jai Lakshmi Mataa (2)

Umaa Rama Brahmani, Tum hi Jag Mataa,Maiyaa Tum hi Jag Mataa,Surya Chandra Maa dhyaaavat, Surya Chandra Maa dhyaavat Naarad Rishi gaataa. Om Jai Lakshmi Mata.

Durga Rup Niranjani, Sukh Sampati Daata, Maiyaa Sukh Sampati Dataa, Jo koyi tumko dhyaavat, Jo koyi tumko dhyaavat, Ridhi Sidhi dhan pata, Om Jai Lakshmi Mataa.

Tum Patalaani Nivasini, Tum hi Shubh Daata, Maiyaa tum hi Shubh Daata, Karm Prabhav Prakashini,Karma Prabhav Prakaashini, Bhuv Niddhi ke prata. Om Jai Lakshmi Mataa

Jis ghar tum rehti teh, sub sath gun aataa, Maiyaa sab saath gun aata, Sab sambhav hojaata jaata, Sab sambhav hojaata jataa, Man naheen ghabrata. Om Jai Lakshmi Mata

Tum Bin Yaghyaa na hote, vastra naa ho pata, Maiya vastra naa ho pata,Khanaa pan kaa vaibhav, Khanaa pan ka vaibhav, Sab tumse aataa. Om Jai Lakshmi Mata

Shubh Gun Mandir sunder, shero daa di jaataa, Maiya shero daa di jaataa, Ratna chaturdashi tum bin, Ratnaa chaturdashi tum bin, Koi nahi paataa. Om Jai Lakshmi Mata.

Mahaa Lakshmi ji ki Aarti, joo koi nar gaataa, Maiyaa jo koi nar gaataa,Pur aaananda samata, Pur aaananda samataa,Paaap utar jaataa. Om Jai Lakshmi Maata.

Om Jai Lakshmi Mata, Maiyaa Jai Lakshmi Mataa,Tumko nis din sevat, maiyaa ji ko nis din sevat, Hari Vishnu Data. Om Jai Lakshmi Mata (2)


You can watch the video for the Mahalaxmi ji Aarti at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnfxQSNTsno

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Category: festival 2017

Jan, 01 2017 03:32 pm