Diwali is one of the biggest festivals of Indian cultural which is celebrated after 21 days of Dusshera. When you read religious and other books on Diwali, then you’ll read different stories on Diwali. Diwali is celebrated all over the India in different manner such as Northern India celebrates Diwali in different ways; middle India, North-East, Western and South India celebrates Diwali in different manners. Such as peoples of West Bengal worships Kali Mata on Diwali while rest of India worships Lord Rama and Lakshmi Mata on Diwali night.
Diwali PoojaOn Diwali evening people worship the Lakshmi Mata (Goddess of Money) and lord Rama in their homes with family members. Lakshmi Puja is one of the most important rituals performed during the Diwali to invited Goddess of Lakshmi at home to bring prosperity and wealth.
You can also worship Lord Rama on Diwali evening with prayer of Rama. The prayer is offered to Gods and Goddess, so that remaining life is filled with peace, wealth and prosperity. You can sing prayer with family members, relative and neighbourhood.
Lakshmi Puja or Diwali PujaDiwali festival is celebrated every year in mid-October to mid-November month and held for five day long festival. Before the Diwali night people decorate their houses and in the evening they perform Lakshmi Puja home with members.
You can perform Lakshmi Puja in your home only. For doing so, you have to follow these steps:
Place idol of Mata Lakshmi and Lord Ganesh inside the small wooden or metallic temple. If not possible then you can use images/posters as well. Aster all God is not limited to any idol or something like. So feel free to use any sort of visualization here (that connects you to God).
Bring one plate includes water mug, few flowers and other necessary materials.
Now sit in front of temple and perform various prayers on Diwali which you can download from the store online or you can read from the religious books. Best way is to proceed with Laxmi Aarti that you can find online or can also read from conventional religious books.