Diwali Puja 2017
Diwali Puja 2017
Diwali is festival of lights which is considered to be one of the biggest festivals in India. This festival is celebrated on the return of Lord Shri Ram to Ayodhya after spending 14 years in forest and after defeating the devil Ravan. The Diwali is celebrated with joy and happiness along with family members and relatives seeking blessings from Goddess Lakshmi in India. It is a five days festival which starts with Dhanteras, Narak chaturdashi Kali Puja, Diwali Puja, Govardhan Puja and ends with Bhaiya Dooj Puja.
In these five days, several methods and rituals are observed for the worship of Gods and Goddess. Among these Lakshmi Puja is considered to be very important and significant in terms of getting prosperity and wealth. In Lakshmi Puja, Lord Ganesha, Goddess Lakshmi and Maa Saraswati are worshiped with rituals. People worship Maa Lakshmi along with Lord Ganesha and Maa Saraswati for living their life with peace and prosperity. Goddess Lakshmi gives her devotees a peaceful and wealthy life.
The Diwali Puja is performed at home, offices, etc with zeal and great celebrations. The Diwali festival is very auspicious for starting the new business, new work to get the desired fruitful result. It brings joy and happiness in everyone in India as well as to the people around the world. It brings people together inspite of limitations regarding the religions, caste etc. People enjoy the Diwali festival to win over bad and ignorance. It distributes the positive energy into the devotees and removes the darkness from their life.
In 2015, Diwali festival will be celebrated from 9th November, 2015 to 13th November, 2015. People starts decorating their home with lights, wear new clothes and congratulate each other on the occasion of Diwali. The Lakshmi Pujan is performed on special Muhurata in the evening. Everyone does Lakshmi-pujan, distributes the sweets and enjoys Diwali with their family members by bursting the crackles.
Procedure for Diwali Puja 2017
In evening, start “Lakshmi-Pujan” by offering panchamrita on idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi. Lighting the deeya made up of clay mainly on Diwali Puja means getting rid of the evil thoughts and spirits from your minds. This enlightens the spirituality in you and improves your intellectual power. Keep ready a Panchamrita made up of curd, milk, ghee, honey and sugar as a Prasad to distribute at the end of the Puja.
Now pray Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi for seeking their blessings. Ganesha Puja is must before starting the Lakshmi-pujan. So, offer flowers, haldi, kumkum etch to Lord Ganesha and enchant the mantra for pleasing him. Then perform Arti with the help of lighting the lamp filled with desi Ghee. After this, “Lakshmi-Pujan” is to be started by offering the flowers to the feet of Goddess Lakshmi and placing a silver coin near to Idol of Maa Lakshmi. Enchant the mantras for pleasing the Goddess Lakshmi and seek her blessing by praying. Then Aarti of Maa Lakshmi is performed and flowers are offered to her at the end of Aarti. Now distribute the panchamrita as Prasad to family members and relatives who gathered in Puja.
After Lakshmi-Pujan, meet your neighbours and wish them the greetings of Diwali. Enjoy the Diwali festival by bursting the crackers with children and family members.
Wish you and your family members a very Happy and Prosperous Diwali.
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Jan, 01 2017 04:32 pm