When dealing with Diwali puja, Laxmi Puja is the main event to be taken into consideration. Laxmi Puja, also known as Goddess of prosperity and wealth is the main event in Western and Northern India, during the Diwali Puja option. Tradition states that Goddess Laxmi visits everyone during this festival of lights, and blessed the disciplines on prosperity and peace. It is really very important to keep your houses and surrounding clean, especially during Diwali occasion. This is the main reason on why broom is worshipped during this puja as a part of this vidhi, with kumkum and haldi.
Perfect time to celebrate
Diwali or also known as Deepavali, is considered to be a festivity of light and it takes place every autumn. It is considered to be the brightest and biggest festival in India, and signifies the major victory of light, over darkness. It takes nearly five days’ time to celebrate the complete the entire ritual. However, the main event of Diwali puja takes place while coinciding with darkness, during the month of kartika. When talking about the Gregorian calendar, this festivity takes places in between mid-October and mid-November.
Little history in front of you
As history unfolds, Diwali dated back to the ancient time, and it was considered to be a festival just after the summer harvest takes place. Tis festival in Sanskrit is known as Padma Purana. Lamps are mentioned in Skanda Purana, and it is used to represent sunlight. It mainly focuses towards the energy and light of life, and transitions in Hindu calendar month of Kartik. According to King Harsha, Diwali was mainly considered as Deepapratipadutsava, where lamps are lit and newly wedded couples are given gifts.