Goddess lakshmi diwali. It is a festival of lights and hindus celebrate it with joy. People start the new business year at diwali and some hindus will say prayers to the goddess. Buy bronze hindu goddess lakshmi on lotus hinduism display statue.
Dipa lamp awali row line. During this festival people light up their houses and shops with diyas small cup shaped oil lamp made of baked clay. The word lakshmi is derived from the sanskrit word laksme meaning goal lakshmi therefore represents the goal of life which includes worldly as well as spiritual prosperity.
How to perform lakshmi pooja on diwali. For many indians the festival honours lakshmi the goddess of wealth. Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth and prosperity both material and spiritual.
Depawali dipavali dewali diwali divali dipotsavi dipapratipad marks the beginning of the hindu new year according to the lunar calendarit literally translated means row of lights from sanskrit. This is my favorite time of year because the lakshmi comes alive during the hindu holiday of deepavali or diwali. Lakshmi wealth and prosperity.
They worship the lord ganesha for good welfare and prosperity and goddess lakshmi for wealth. Lakshmi l k s m i. The five day festival diwali marks the beginning of the hindu new year.
During the festival small earthenware lamps filled with oil are lit and placed in rows along the parapets of temples and houses and set adrift on rivers and streams. It celebrates the victory of goodness over evil and light over darkness it ushers in the new year. Each year around the new moon in october or november hindu people celebrate this goddess of fortune and invite her into their homes attempting to secure her favors for the year to come.
Prayers are offered to the goddess so that the new. Deepavali or dipavali is one of indias biggest festivalsthe word diwali means rows of lighted lamps. This ritual is performed to invite goddess lakshmi at home.
She is the wife and shakti energy of vishnu one of the principal deities of hinduism and the supreme being in the vaishnavism tradition. Lakmi or laxmi is the hindu goddess of wealth fortune and prosperity.