How to Perform Laxmi Puja in Diwali | Tihar Festival – Step by Step Instructions to Do Lakshmi Pooja

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How to Perform Laxmi Puja in Diwali | Tihar Festival of Hindu- Step by Step Instructions to Do Lakshmi Pooja

How to perform Laxmi puja during Tihar: – In step with Hindu Holy epics, goddess Laxmi is the daughter of Rishi Bhrigu. When gods were sent to exile by way of the demons she took refuge inside the ocean of milk. She was found at some stage in “Samundra Manthan”. Goddess Laxmi is assumed to be the goddess of suitable fortune, wealth, splendor, and mild.  It’s far stated the blessing of Laxmi is always with people who do difficult paintings.

Goddess Laxmi loves cleanliness and purity. Consequently, it’s very vital to keep your own home smooth and pure at some point of Laxmi puja (or even always as possible). It is believed that goddess Laxmi visits those homes, which can be very smooth and pure shining with burning lights.


We mainly easy and mop the residence with cow dung & red soil to make it natural and clean. We take bathtub and put on smooth cloths. We then offer flower, in particular, cooked meals (naibedya), culmination, Turmeric (haledo), purple color powder (abir) and sandal paste (keshari) to goddess Laxmi and worship her at the night time of Laxmi puja. Then we lit up our residence inner and out so one can mild up the path goddess Laxmi comes to our house.

Sincerely 5 forms of gods and goddesses are worshiped in Laxmi Puja. Lord Ganesh is worshipped within the beginning puja. In view that Lord Ganesh is “bighnaharta”, it is believed he takes away all the mishaps that might in all likelihood show up. Then three forms goddess Laxmi’s, Mahalaxmi, Maha Saraswati, and Mahakali is worshipped. Then lord Kuber is worshipped.

The season has changed; the lights have been lit—grin and spruce up on the grounds that the celebration of lights is thumping on your entryway. On this happy day, be set up to satisfy the Hindu goddess of riches, success, fortune, and extravagance—Lakshmi. Diwali is synonymous with desserts, fireworks, and endowments and card-playing. Other than these exercises, one of the first ceremonies, which are performed in practically every Indian family, is the customary ‘Lakshmi Puja’, to fulfill the goddess. We will disclose to you how to play out the Lakshmi Puja this Diwali, with the goal that the goddess showers her affection on you as success and fortune. Inundate your psyche, body, and soul to give the perfect vitality a chance to gesundheit!

What are the merits of performing Laxmi Puja?

Actually, I am also diehard fan and devotee of goddess Laxmi. I even worship her in Tihar as well as in other regular days but I don’t think I have got any benefits. It is believed that the merits of performing Laxmi puja are:-

  1. The devotee never faces economic trouble in his/her existence.
  2. If money has been given stuck somewhere, it will get released.
  3. The cash begins to store if you have now not been locating yourself able to keep the money.
  4. When you have invested someplace, you’ll get a big gain.

The way to carry out Laxmi Puja:-

First set up the Kalash. Kalash is any vessel (commonly the vessel is created from copper, but a few wealthy human beings placed gold or silver vessel too) full of water and mango leaves, people leaves, Panchakanya, few flora on top and few cash dipped into the water. Sprinkle some sandal wooden powder, flower and a Tulsi leaf (holy basil leaf) inside the Kalash. Vicinity whole coconut on the mouth of Kalash, and recite this mantra.

कलस्या मुखाये विष्णु: कण्ठाये रुद्र:समासृताहमुलये तत्र स्थिथो ब्रह्मा मद्धेय मात्रगण:स्मृता:

Now get one more Kalash or any pot and vicinity a plate on the top.  Put a few rice grains on the plate. Take some turmeric powder and draw a photo of lotus on top of rice grains. An idol or picture of goddess Laxmi is located on the rice grain. Put a huge diyo packed with ghee and white cotton cloth made in the shape of batti on the rice grain. Diyo represents the solar and goddess Laxmi and diyo represent Mahalaxmi as a whole.

Take one crimson material and unfold a few rice grains on it and on top of rice grains put 8 diyas filled with ghee and white cotton cloth made in the shape of batti.

Now put an idol of lord Ganesh on the right side of Kalash. Worship Lord Ganesh by way of lighting fixtures the diyo and doing puja presenting abir, keshari, flora and naibedya.

Now we perform shodasmatrika puja. Shodasmatrika puja is worshipping sixteen sorts of goddess Laxmi. To perform shodasmatrika puja make small heaps of rice and a nutmeg on pinnacle

Now begin Mahalaxmi puja through recite the mantra

ॐ श्री लक्ष्मी देव्याय नम:

ॐ स्रीम ह्रीम स्रीम कमले कमलाल प्रसीद स्रीम ह्रीम स्रीम ॐ महालक्ष्मी नम:

Take unbroken flower or not damaged rice grain for your palms and chant or meditate this mantra

या सा पाद्याम सणस्था विपुला कटी पाद्याम पत्रायट अकसी गम भिरा वर्तणा बिष्टणा भरणा मिटा सुभ्रा वास्त्रोतरिय

या लक्ष्मिर दिव्या रुपा इर्माणी गणा ख किटैह स्ण पिताहेमा कुम्भ यैह स नित्यम पद्मा हस्त ममा वसतु गृहे सर्व मंगल्यायुक्त स्वाहा

Drop the flower or rice inside the ft of goddess Laxmi.

Doing the aavahan (inviting goddess Laxmi)

You welcome goddess Laxmi as you invite each other guest in your house. Then recite the mantras

ॐ सर्व लोकस्य जन निम सुला हस्तम त्रीलो च नामसर्वदे वमा यिमी सम देवी मवा हय म्य अहम देवीम अवहायमी स्वहाँ

Now doing the Laxmi panchamrit Snan:

In a plate or a bowl area the idol of goddess Laxmi and wash the idol with water, yogurt, ghee, sugar, honey respectively. Once more wash the idol with water containing a gold ornament or pearl. Wipe the idol and region it on the plate on the pinnacle of Kalash.

Offer seat to the idol reciting the chant (ॐ इदम आसानम श्री लक्ष्मी माता समर्पयामी स्वह् 🙂

Contact the feet of the idol and recite 🙁 ॐ पादयोहा पाद्याम श्री लक्ष्मी माता समर्पयामी स्वह् 🙂

Provide few drops of water reciting: (ॐ हस्तयोर्अर्घायाम)

Purify the area across the idol with water through reciting: (ॐ मुखे आच्मन्-यम श्री लक्ष्मी माता समर्पयामी स्वह् 🙂

Provide a cloth (usually silk cloth): (ॐ वस्त्रम श्री लक्ष्मी माता समर्पयामी स्वह् 🙂

Now offer kaacho dhago or Janai: (ॐ यज्नो-पवित्रम श्री लक्ष्मी माता समर्पयामी स्वह्)

Offering attar (fragrance): (ॐ गन्धम श्री लक्ष्मी मस्तस समर्पयामी स्वह् 🙂

Chandan: ॐ चन्दनम श्री गृहताम श्री लक्ष्मी मस्तस समर्पयामी स्वह्:

Sindur: ॐ सिन्दूरम श्री लक्ष्मी माता समर्पयामी स्वह्

Turmeric: ॐ हल्दीयम श्री लक्ष्मी माता समर्पयामी स्वह्:

Incense Stick (to do aarathy): ॐ धूपमाघ्रापयामी श्री लक्ष्मी माता समर्पयामी स्वह्:

Akshata (rice grain) – ॐ अक्षतय श्री लक्ष्मी माता समर्पयामी स्वह्:

Now recite 108 names of goddess Laxmi. However first recite maha Laxmi strotram.

“नमस्तेस्तु महामाए श्रीपीते सुरपुजिते

शङ्ख: चक्र गधा हस्ते महालक्ष्मी नमोस्तुते“

The Method to play out the conventional puja:

Right off the bat, before beginning the puja procedure, a circumspect cleaning drive begins. You should minutely clean where Mata Lakshmi’s ‘aasan’ (hoisted put for resting the goddess) will be made. You can utilize ‘Ganga Jal’ too to refine the territory, once cleaning is finished.

Furthermore, what takes after is the setting-up of a raised stage. When you have chosen where to put the goddess, you should simply make a raised stage and on it put a red-shaded fabric. In the focal point of the material, painstakingly put a modest bunch of grains.

After the holy place for Maa Lakshmi is influenced, you’re following stage to can’t avoid being to set up a ‘Kalash’ (pot), which will be put on the raised stage. Consequently, begin with filling the ‘Kalash’ with water, one supari, a marigold bloom, coin, and rice. You likewise need to keep five mango leaves, which will be utilized as a part of the ‘Kalash’ (and put inside it, into a mold that they emerge).

Once the nuts and bolts are done, you would now be able, to begin with, the following round of arrangements, after which goddess Lakshmi and master Ganesha will be set on the ‘Kalash’. Presently, after the mango leaves are set inside the ‘Kalash’, the subsequent stage is to set up a customary ‘puja ki thali’, including rice grains, which should be put in a stack (not very high). At that point, with the assistance of turmeric powder (otherwise called ‘haldi’), draw a lotus blossom over it. Once you’re drawing is finished, effortlessly put your excellent Lakshmi symbol over it. As is known to all, goddess Lakshmi is our incomparable wellspring of occupation, generously put a few coins previously the symbol (Maa will feel cheerful).

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I am Jitendra Sahayogee, a Writer of 12 Nepali Books, Director of Maithili films, Founder of Radio Stations, Designer of Websites and Editor of Some Nepali Blogs.

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  1. Thank you so much for the informative post. Very interesting and well-written article on Diwali

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