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Diwali 2017: Know history, significance and shubh Lakshmi puja muhurat

Diwali or Deepavali is being celebrated on Thursday all over the country. Diwali is one of the most popular festivals celebrated by Hindus and other communities. Devotees worship Goddess Lakshmi and Kali on this day.


  |  Updated On : October 19, 2017 07:05 AM
Diwali 2017: Know history, significance and shubh Lakshmi puja muhurat

Diwali 2017: Know history, significance and shubh Lakshmi puja muhurat

New Delhi :  

Diwali or Deepavali is being celebrated on Thursday all over the country. Diwali is one of the most popular festivals celebrated by Hindus and other communities. Devotees worship Goddess Lakshmi and Kali on this day. The Lakshmi Mantra is recited to know your goal and as a means to fructify that goal. Lakshmi Mantra is synonymously also called Money Mantra.

According to Hindu tradition, it is believed that on this day Lord Ram, Sita and Lakshman returned to Ayodhya, after 14 years of exile. To celebrate the return of Lord Ram, it is said that the whole of Ayodhya was lit up with diyas.

Also, it is believed that on this day Lord Vishnu married Goddess Laksmi. Many also believe that Goddess Lakshmi was born on the day, and celebrate it as Diwali or Deepavali.

On this day people worship Mahakali or Goddess Shakti whole day long. According to mythology, Goddess Kali defeated and killed Narakasura. This is also considered as the victory of good over evil. Choti Diwali is an important day during the Diwali festival and for all Hindus.

Goddess Lakshmi Mantra

1. Lakshmi Beej Mantra

Om Hreem Shreem Lakshmibhayo Namah॥

2. Mahalakshmi Mantra

Om Shreem Hreem Shreem Kamale Kamalalaye Praseed Praseed Om Shreem Hreem Shreem Mahalakshmaye Namah॥

3. Lakshmi Gayatri Mantra

Om Shree Mahalakshmyai Cha Vidmahe Vishnu Patnyai Cha Dheemahi Tanno Lakshmi Prachodayat Om॥

Things to remember while chanting Goddess Lakshmi Mantra

# Rosary to be used for Chanting Lakshmi Mantra

# Kamalgata mala, Sphatik mala

# Flowers to be used for Lakshmi MantraRose And Lotus Flower

Diwali 2017: Here is the muhurat timings

Lakshmi Puja Muhurta = 19:11 to 20:16

Duration = 1 Hour 5 Mins

Pradosh Kaal = 17:43 to 20:16

Vrishabha Kaal = 19:11 to 21:06

Amavasya Tithi Begins = 00:13 on 19/Oct/2017

Amavasya Tithi Ends = 00:41 on 20/Oct/2017

First Published: Thursday, October 19, 2017 06:48 AM


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