One of biggest puja in Hindu Mythology which is done on the night of Diwali is called Laxmi Puja. It is said that in this day goddess Laxmi visits devotes house and bless them with wealth and health and this is a reason that on this day devotes decorate their houses and keep it clean.
There are many reasons of celebrating Laxmi Puja in different regions but the most common and main reason is that on this day Lord Ram returned to his home town Ayodhya after defeating Ravana.
It is also said that on this day Goddess Laxmi, wife of Lord Vishnu reflects his love and kindness to everyone and Laxmi Puja is celebrated on the night of Amavasya which is also known as new moon night in the month of Ashwin.
There are many festivals in the month of Ashwin and there are many important Puja also but Laxmi Puja and Diwali is one of greatest among them. Just after celebrating Navratri people indulges themselves in the preparation of Laxmi Puja and Diwali as this festival really means a lot of many.
Laxmi Puja 2019
Laxmi Puja is always celebrated on the day of Diwali as Laxmi Puja is the main Puja on this sacred day. Laxmi Puja 2019 will be celebrated on Sunday, 27th October. The exact date can vary as there is a continuous change in the positions of stars, planets and moon.
Laxmi Puja 2019 will be a great chance for all the devotes to make their all wish come true as this special day is termed as day to ask for good wishes and pray for it and in order to pray people clean their surroundings to avail good environment for peace.
Also with of every New Year, modernization influences any festival and in same manner Laxmi Puja 2019 will also affect the festival. With the modernization, we mean that new ways to wish and new ways to celebrate, you can wish each other over face time and video call. Diwali is also known for great celebration festival and the celebration includes burning of crackers and this leads towards lot pollution.
But still with the happiness and joy Laxmi Puja 2019 is celebrated and with modernization people also take care of safer ways of celebration too.
Laxmi Puja Vidhi
As mentioned above that Laxmi Puja is celebrated for goddess Laxmi and Lord Ram, goddess Laxmi is known for the goddess of wealth and health and Laxmi Puja vidhi involves proper ways to initiate Laxmi Puja properly.
Laxmi Puja vidhi involves praying Lord Ganesh firstly and then followed by praying for Goddess Laxmi, there are some Katha who involves pray of Lord Vishnu and goddess Laxmi and it is said that reading those stories and Katha gives positive vibes to the devotes.
After that there is exchange of sweets with relatives and on that night devotes sleep with their gates open in desire to visit of Goddess Laxmi. The people says that on that night goddess visit every devotes house and bless them with wealth and health. This is also included in the Laxmi Puja vidhi.