Lakshmi Puja has great significance on the occasion of Diwali. In some parts of the
country, it is believed that Diwali marks the celebration of the wedding of Lord
Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. According to some legends, the goddess Lakshmi was
born on the full moon day of Kartik, making her the most significant deity during
According to astrologers, Lakshmi Puja is observed on Diwali, during Pradosh Kaal,
which starts after sunset. For Lakshmi Puja, most Hindu households adorn their
home and also workplaces with flowers, mango and banana leaves, and Ashoka.
Moreover, it is considered auspicious to have Mangalik Kalash topped with unpeeled
coconut and place it on both sides of the home’s main entrance. Many people also
observe a fast on the day of Lakshmi Puja and break it in the evening after the Puja is
Significance of Lakshmi Puja
On the day of Diwali when Lakshmi Puja has to be performed, people wake up early
in the morning and take a holy bath. It is considered sacred to take bath in the holy
River Ganges but everyone can't do so. They usually mix up little Ganga water in
plain water and bath with the same.
After that in the evening, Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha are worshipped during
Pradosh Kaal. Lakshmi is the goddess of fortune, wealth, prosperity, and luxury. It is
believed that Goddess Lakshmi visits each house on Diwali night to bless their
devotees with prosperity, wealth, and luxury.
Hemant Bhardwaj provides the best astrological assistance for Lakshmi Puja
The blessings of goddess Lakshmi can only be obtained when Lakshmi puja is
performed at the right time and place as per the mahurat specified by reputable
astrologer, Hemant Bhardwaj. He is proficient in studying planetary movement
which further helps in determining the right mahurat for auspicious puja.