How to worship Goddess Lakshmi on Diwali?

How to worship Goddess Lakshmi on Diwali?

Diwali is a major festival of the country India that is celebrated by almost all the Indians with great joy and happiness. to celebrate the Diwali festival, it is important to clean the shops, house, and offices before the pooja. As goddess Laxmi is considered to work in a clean environment.

Process of Goddess Lakshmi Pooja on Diwali

Diwali is a 5 day festival and laxmi poojan is on the 3rd day. The things that are needed in the Laxmi  pooja are as follows: the photo of goddess Maha Laxmi (try to get one in the sitting posture), Turmeric (Haldi ), Kumkum  (a small spoon),Chandan( in Powdered form), Bell, Camphor, Agarbatti, Flower garland, Oil Deepak, Kalash, Panchpatra Achman, Puja Plate, Ghee ka Deepak, Camphor, Peetham, Ghee, Honey, spoon,  Raw Rice, Milk, Curd,Sugar, Paper roll, Mahalakshmi Idol, Ganesha Idol,  coins of silver metal, paper plates, Cotton wicks, spoons to light the lamp, Betel leaves, Betel nuts, cloth of white or red color, Sweets, Home cooked Prasad, and Bananas.

To perform the pooja, you need to clean your body and mind first and brought positive and sacred thinking in your mind. While sitting you should chant the mantra “OM Sri Lakshmi devibhyo Namah”. After this sprinkle some sacred river water on the items of the pooja to purify all of them. To start thje pooja use the flowers, haldi, and kumkum  on the Kalash and enlighten up the diya or lamp. Now chant the mantra:

Mantras :

  • Namosthesthu mhaa maye,
    Shri padeee, sura poojithe,
    Shankaaa, chakraa, gadhaa haasthe,
    Mahaaa Lakshmi Namosthooothe

!!Shri Lakshmi Dhyaan Mantra!! 

After the Dhyan, give water to the goddess and chant the mantra.

  • Namastey dev deveshi! namastey kamal dhaarini!
    Namastey Shri Mahaa-Lakshmi, dhnaada-Devi, Aaghyam Grihaaan।
    Gandhaa pushpakshatairyuktam, phal dravya amnvitam॥
    Grihan toyamarghyartan, parameshwari vatsaaale!

!!Shri Lakshmi Devyaaai Arghyaam Swahaaa!!

After the abhishek of goddess Laxmi, offer the snan with Panchamrit to the almighty goddess Laxmi and also to the Lord Ganpati.

  • Daaadhi madhu ghratashchaiva paaayashcha sharkaraaayutam।

Panchaamritum samanitam snaaanartham pratigrihyatum॥
Om panchanadyaaah saraswatimapiyanti sasrotaaasah।
Saraswati tu panchadhaaasodeshebhavat saaarit।

!!Shree Laxmi Devyai Panchamritasnanaaam Samarpayaaami!! 

After the snan of Panchaamrite, offer the water snan to the almighty goddess Laxmi and also to the lord Ganpati, then sprinkle the flowers and rice on the idol of Goddess Lakshmi. Now again clean the idol or photo of the Goddess Lakshmi than first with water than by the mixture of  curd,ghee, milk, honey and sugar. After this, clean the photo or idol of the goddess with plane water than offer garland to the goddess, along with the leaves of marigolds and bel tree. Then with the paste of sandalwood and kumkum do make up of the idol and light the agarbatti and incense.

Now offer Prasad to the goddess and distribute it to others too. The pooja of goddess laxmi is completed now. This year the festival of Diwali is on the date of 19th oct 2017. Keep enjoying and celebrate the festival of Diwali with great joy and enthusiasm.

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Jan, 01 2017 04:59 pm