Diwali gods. Goddess lakshmi mahalakshmi puja is the most important ritual on diwali day for majority of hindu communities. It is the time when we worship gods and goddesses. Click the full screen arrows in the upper right for more information.
Diwali gods hindu gods worshipped during deepavali. The ganga mahotsav is a five day long affair. Posted on october 29 2012 march 21 2013 author kyle tortora categories hindu posts tags diwali 2012 diwali lakshmi goddess lakshmi hindu god statues hindu goddess lakshmi hindu gods hindu lakshmi lakshmi statue lakshmi statues lakshmi worshiped during diwali lakshmu.
Diwali is around the corner. In varanasi dev diwali is celebrated 15 days after diwali on the night of kaartik purnima the 15th lunar day of kaartik ie november december. The ritual of worshipping goddess lakshmi is performed in homes and by shopkeepers and business community.
Photograph by kaphoto dreamstime. One of the most popular festivals of hinduism diwali symbolises the spiritual victory of light over darkness good over evil and knowledge over ignorance light is a metaphor for knowledge and consciousness. It is the time when we worship gods and goddesses.
Lord ganesha the elephant headed god and symbol of auspiciousness and wisdomis also worshiped in most hindu homes on this day. Hindus jains buddhists and sikhs. In jainism deepawali has the added significance of marking the great event of lord mahavira attaining the eternal bliss of nirvana.
The origins of diwali. Over the centuries diwali has become a national festival that is enjoyed by most indians regardless of faith. Diwali is the indian festival of lights.