Mumbai: Diwali or Deepavali – popularly referred to as the festival of lights is celebrated across India with much zest and enthusiasm. Men, women and children dressed in their best fineries indulge in sweet delicacies, exchange gifts and burst fire crackers after performing a ritualistic puja dedicated to Maa Lakshmi – the Goddess of wealth and prosperity.
This year, Lakshmi Pujan will be performed on October 30.
The Gregorian calendar is different from the Hindu calendar and hence the auspicious timings may differ. Hence, for your information, here’s sharing the Lakshmi Pujab timings and tithi based on the Hindu calendar.
The tithi on which Lakshmi Pujan is performed coincides with Amasya. The tithi begins on October 29 at 8:40 PM and ends at 11:08pm on October 30, suggests drikpanchang.com.
Lakshmi Pujan can be performed during Pradosh Kaal between 5:57 PM to 8:24 PM on October 30.
On this day, people worship Lord Ganesha besides Goddess Lakshmi to ensure with wealth comes, goodness.