Diwali emerges as a radiant jewel, illuminating homes with the warm glow of diyas and the jubilant spirit of celebration. Central to this festival of lights is the revered tradition of Lakshmi Puja, a ceremony dedicated to the goddess of wealth and prosperity, Goddess Lakshmi. As families across the nation prepare to welcome this auspicious occasion, the air is filled with anticipation and devotion.
The essence of Diwali extends beyond the mesmerizing display of fireworks, as households engage in the age-old practice of adorning their homes with intricate rangoli patterns and vibrant decorations. However, at the heart of the festivities lies the profound significance of Lakshmi Puja, a sacred ritual that symbolizes the invocation of divine blessings for abundance and well-being.
This ritual typically takes place on the third day of Diwali, marking the culmination of the festival’s spiritual fervor. Families come together to offer prayers, light lamps, and seek the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi to usher in prosperity for the upcoming year. As the nation immerses itself in the radiant glow of Diwali, the Lakshmi Puja stands as a reminder of the cultural and spiritual richness embedded in this age-old tradition, fostering unity and joy across diverse communities.
Diwali 2023: City-Wise Lakshmi Puja Timings
As per Drik Panchang, here are city-wise lakshmi puja timings:
06:09 PM to 08:09 PM – Pune
05:39 PM to 07:35 PM – New Delhi
05:52 PM to 07:54 PM – Chennai
05:48 PM to 07:44 PM – Jaipur
05:52 PM to 07:53 PM – Hyderabad
05:40 PM to 07:36 PM – Gurgaon
05:37 PM to 07:32 PM – Chandigarh
05:05 PM to 07:03 PM – Kolkata
06:12 PM to 08:12 PM – Mumbai
06:03 PM to 08:05 PM – Bengaluru
06:07 PM to 08:06 PM – Ahmedabad
05:39 PM to 07:34 PM – Noida