Diwali 2022: From date, shubh muhurat, to Lakshmi Puja time and vidhi; here's all you need to know

written by Rajan Nath | October 24, 2022 10:43am

Diwali 2022 Date, Shubh Muhurat, Lakshmi Puja time, and Diwali Vidhi: We have been celebrating a series of festivals one after the other as the festive season has arrived. After Navratri, Dussehra, and Karwa Chauth, it is now time to welcome Diwali, the festival of lights (or Deepavali).

Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is India's most important festival which is a five-day festival that culminates with Bhai Dooj, a festival comparable to Raksha Bandhan.

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Diwali commemorates Lord Ram's return to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile with his wife Sita and brother Lakshman.

Diwali 2022: Know the Diwali Date, Mahurat, Lakshmi Puja time and Diwali Vidhi to welcome Goddess Laxami to your homes Image Source-Google

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diwali 2022 Date, Shubh Muhurat, Lakshmi Puja time:

  • Amavasya Tithi starts on October 24, 2022, from 05:04 pm
  • Amavasya Tithi ends on October 25, 2022, at 04:35 PM

Diwali 2022 Lakshmi Puja Muhurat today

  • From 06:55 pm to 08:51 pm today or;
  • From 01:23 am to 03:37 am tomorrow (Oct 25)

Diwali 2022: Know the Diwali Date, Mahurat, Lakshmi Puja time and Diwali Vidhi to welcome Goddess Laxami to your homes Image Source-Google

Diwali Vidhi

Step 1: Cleaning the house

Cleaning for Diwali is crucial where each and every corner is then sprinkled with Gangajal (holy water from the river Ganga) to purify the area after cleansing.

Step 2: Setting the Pooja Room

Cover the table with a red cotton cloth in the Pooja room with a handful of grains in the center.

Step 3: Setting up the Kalash in the center

In the center of the grains, place the Kalash (silver/bronze pot), with  75% of the water with one supari (betel nut), one marigold flower, a coin, and some rice grains on the top. To cover the Kalash, arrange 5 mango leaves in a circular pattern on the Kalash.

Step 4: For the pooja place the idols of Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha

Facing southwest direction, place the idol of Goddess Lakshmi in the center of the Kalash and the statue of Lord Ganesha on the right side.

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Step 5: All the accounts books of the business has to be kept

In front of the idol, place your accounting or business book, as well as any other wealth or business-related items.

Step 6: Light the Diya and Apply Tilak

Light diyas and apply tilak to Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesh. Also, apply tilak to Kalash and the account books.

Step 7: Offer flowers

Offer prayers to Lord Ganesh and Goddess Lakshmi while keeping a flower in your palm.

Step 8: Puja Mantra

After you've completed praying, deliver the flower you've been holding in your palm to Ganesha and Lakshmi.

Worship Lord Kuber alongside Lord Ganesha, Maa Lakshmi, and Maa Saraswati on Diwali.

11 times or one rosary, chant Om Shri Shri Namah.

Step 9: Cleaning Lakshmi Idol
Using water and panchamrita, bathe a Lakshmi idol. Rinse it with water and dry it with a clean cloth before replacing it on the Kalash.

Step 10: Dressing the idols

Dress the idol with haldi, kumkum, and rice. Garnish the Goddess's neck with the garland.

Step 11: Offer sweets to the deity
Offer coconut, supari, and paan leaf to the deity. Fruit and sweets should be offered to the deity.

Step 12: Performing Aarti

Perform the Lakshmi aarti with a diya in a thali and a puja bell.

To mark an auspicious Diwali this year you can definitely follow these steps and welcome good luck and prosperity to your homes.  Apart from this, it is imperative to enjoy crackers-free Diwali in order to keep a healthy environment.

Wishing you all a very happy and prosperous Diwali.

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