Laxmi Pujan Diwali 2023: Date, Time and Significance

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Laxmi Pujan Diwali 2023, why Lakshmi puja is celebrated on Diwali

Diwali is a festival to worship the Goddess of wealth and prosperity i.e. Goddess Laxmi. On this auspicious day, idols of Laxmi Maa and Ganesha are placed in the temples. The temple is decorated with flowers and lights, and people welcome Goddess Laxmi in their homes and pray for good health, wealth, and prosperity of the family and the business. This year, Laxmi Pujan 2023 will be on 12 November 2023. The 5 days of the Diwali festival will start on 10 November 2023 and end on 14 November 2023. Let’s know the Laxmi Pujan Diwali 2023 date and time and also learn about why Lakshmi Puja is celebrated on Diwali!

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Laxmi Puja Diwali

According to the Hindu Calendar 2023, Diwali will be celebrated on 12 November 2023 i.e. in the month of Kartik. Every year Indians wait for this festival as this day has huge significance in Indian mythology.

Laxmi Pujan Diwali
Source: Prokerala

This year’s Diwali celebration will be 5 days of “Deep-Utsav”. It will commence on 10 November with Dhanteras and end with Bhai-dooj on 14 November 2023.

It is believed that in Kartik month, Goddess Laxmi visits Earth and blesses the people with wealth and prosperity therefore, Laxmi Pujan is the biggest event of Diwali.

Laxmi Pujan Diwali 2023 Date and Time

The Hindu calendar says that Diwali is on 12 November 2023. The best time to worship Goddess Laxmi is 5:39 PM to 7:35 PM.

Laxmi Pujan Diwali Mahurat will last for 1 hour and 56 minutes.

Ganesh Laxmi
Source: Herzindagi

Laxmi Puja is an integral part of the cultural heritage of India and is celebrated with various customs and rituals that vary from region to region. These customs include making rangoli (decorative patterns made on the ground), lighting lamps, offering sweets and fruits, and reciting prayers and mantras.

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Why Lakshmi Puja is Celebrated on Diwali?

Laxmi Puja is celebrated on Diwali because it is believed that on the day of Diwali Goddess Lakshmi chose Lord Vishnu (God of Preservation) as her spouse and married him. Besides this belief, people also believe that Goddess Laxmi was born on Diwali during the Samundra Manthan.

Goddess Lakshmi is the symbol of wealth and prosperity. Laxmi Pujan is performed to seek her blessings. It is believed that every year, in the month of Kartika, Goddess Laxmi comes to Earth from heaven and showers her blessings on all. This day the mothers who are considered as the embody of Goddess Laxmi are also praised by the family.

The significance of the auspicious Laxmi Pujan at Diwali is to seek good fortune, good health, wealth, and prosperity for the family. It is performed to welcome the Goddess of wealth into the house and make the home a holy place to live.

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How to Perform Laxmi Pujan at Diwali?

Indians follow particular rituals to worship Goddess Laxmi on Diwali. You need to clean your house and the temple. Sprinkle “Gangajal” to make the place pure and welcome Goddess Laxmi.

Then, decorate your house and the worship area with marigolds and other flowers. Place the idol of Laxmi Mata and Lord Ganesha on the wooden pooja chauki over a red clean cloth.

During the Laxmi Pujan time prepare the Puja place with diya, flowers, sweets, betel leaves, rice, milk, and Gangajal and worship Goddess Laxmi and Chant prayers to welcome her at your place and seek her blessings.

5 Days of Diwali

Here are the 5 days of Diwali festival:

10 November 2023Dhanteras
11 November 2023Choti Diwali
12 November 2023Laxmi Pujan/Diwali
13 November 2023Goverdhan Puja
14 November 2023Bhai-Dooj

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How to do Laxmi Pujan on the day of Diwali?

Firstly clean the house and the place of worship. Place the idols of Goddess Laxmi and Lord Ganesha together with Lord Kubera on red clothes and light oil diyas and decorate with flowers. Chant mantras and worship the God for wealth, happiness, and prosperity.

What is the Laxmi Pujan Diwali 2023 date?

Laxmi Pujan 2023 is on 12 November.

What are the 5 days of Diwali 2023?

The 5 days of Diwali 2023 are:
1. Dhanteras
2. Choti Diwali
3. Laxmi Pujan
4. Goverdhan Puja
5. Bhai-dooj

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