Diwali 2021: The festival of Diwali has special significance in Hinduism. According to the Hindu calendar, Diwali is celebrated every year on the new moon day of Krishna Paksha of Kartik month. This year Kartik Amavasya is on 04 November (Thursday). Maa Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha are worshiped on Diwali. Lamps are lit all around to welcome Mahalakshmi. Rangoli is made in the courtyard of the house and at the main door.
Various measures are taken to please Goddess Lakshmi on this day. However, on the day of Diwali, it is very important to keep some things in mind, otherwise Mahalakshmi can get upset. Let us tell you what are the things that can anger Mahalakshmi.
Do not worship Lakshmi Maa alone
Place the idols of Maa Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha in a certain order. Place the idols of Lord Ganesha, Lakshmi ji, Lord Vishnu, Maa Saraswati and Maa Kali from left to right. After this place the idol of Lakshman ji, Shri Ram and Mother Sita. Do not worship Goddess Lakshmi alone. His worship is considered incomplete without Lord Vishnu.
don’t give the gift of leather
If you are giving a gift to someone on Diwali, do not gift leather items. Be sure to include sweets in the gift.
Do not make noise in worship
Let us tell you that one should not clap while worshiping Goddess Lakshmi. Do not sing the aarti in a very loud voice. It is said that Maa Lakshmi does not like much noise.
Take special care of cleanliness
Maa Lakshmi resides where truth, kindness and virtue are present. Take special care of cleanliness. Keep your house clean during Diwali. Do not sleep at all in a dirty place on this day.
Keep a lamp lit for the whole night
Do not leave the puja room scattered after Diwali puja. Keep a lamp lit throughout the night and keep adding ghee to it from time to time. Use more and more diyas instead of candles on Diwali.
Light the lamp of worship with ghee
The worship room should be in the north-east direction. All the members of the house should sit facing north during the worship. Light the lamp of worship with ghee. Diyas should be numbered 11, 21 or 51.
Do not light firecrackers immediately after Lakshmi Puja
Do not light firecrackers during Lakshmi Puja. Firecrackers should not be burnt even immediately after Lakshmi Puja. Light firecrackers only after stopping for a while.
Use maximum red color on the day of Diwali. Use diyas, candles, lights and red flowers. Begin the Diwali Puja with the worship of the disruptor Lord Ganesha.
don’t quarrel with anyone
Do not quarrel with anyone at home or outside on the day of Diwali. Mother Lakshmi is peace loving, that is why if you want to invite Maa Lakshmi to your home, then do not quarrel in the house at all.
eat sattvic food
Nail cutting, hair cutting or shaving should not be done on the day of Diwali. Do not sleep till late in the morning on this day. Get up early and do worship. One should stay away from meat and alcohol and smoking on the day of Diwali. If possible on this day, eat sattvik food. (Disclaimer: The information and information given in this article is based on general information. Hindi news18 does not confirm the same. Before implementing these, please contact the concerned expert.)