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How to do the Diwali Puja : Diwali Puja Vidhi


The Laxmi pujan is the highlight of the Deepavali. Laxmi, the goddess of wealth is invited into eveyr office and every home on this day. The householders and the business folks pray to the goddess for financial prosperity and wealth in the coming year. Even the tantriks and the Sadhus consider this a special day and do specials siddhis and tantric rituals on this day.



Pradosh Kala Muhurta


On 5th November 2010 the Pradosha kala will have the Stationery sign Taurus from 6.03 in the evening till 7.58 PM. The time from 6.03 PM to 8.22 PM is suitable for puja of lord Shri Ganesh, Shri Mahalaxmi, Kuber, trade accounts, donation of Diyas, and giving gift to subordinates. You should be prepared with Diya-donation, Rangolis and Puja material during the Pradosha Kala. This period is also good for ditstributing Mithai. You may also draw the swastik, and the Shubh-Labh symbols with Vermillion during this period.


Material Required for Diwali Puja



  • 1. The idols of Shri Mahalaxmi and Shri Ganesh in sitting position.

  • 2. Saffron, Roli, Rice, Pan, Supari (betel-nut), fruits, flowers, milk, Kheel, Batashe, Sindoor (Vermillion), Coins, Cloves.

  • 3. Dry-fruits, Mithai, Curd, Ganges-Water, Dhoop-batti, Agar-batti, 11 Diyas

  • 4. Cotton-wool, dried Coconut, and a Copper kalash (vessel).


Preparing for Diwali Poojan


Place the statues of Laxmi and Ganesh on the Chowki such that they face either the east or the west direction and Laxmi ji is to the right of Ganesh ji. The person making the prayers must be in front of the idols. Keep the kalash on a pile of rice in front of Laxmi ji. Wrap the coconut in red cloth such that you can see the front portion of the coconut. The kalash is a symbol for lord Varun.


Create a ‘Shri’ symbol near Laxmiji and a trishul near lord Ganesh. Make a pile of some rice then make 9 smal piles of the rice. Keep three thalis and the kalash filled with water in front of the small chowki. Keep the following material in the thalis:



  • 11 diyas in the first.

  • Kheel, Batashe, Mithai, clothes, ornaments, Sandal-paste, Vermillion, Betel-nut, in the second thali.

  • Flowers, Rice, Cloves, Cardamoms, Saffron, Camphor, paste of Turmeric and Chuna (edible lime), scented items, dhoop-batti, agarbatti and one diya in the third thali.


The person performing the prayers must sit before the thalis, the family members must be towards the left and the others must sit behind the family members.


Laxmi Pooja Vidhi


Take Akshat, flowers and water in your hand. Take some coins / money also. Now chant the Sank-Sankalp mantra and take the sankalp that I, your name, belong to, your place, during your time is going to perform prayers to your deity which may give me the full results as per the Shastras.


Perform the pujan of lord shri Ganesh and then goddess Laxmi.


Take some water in your hand and say the Ahwaan (calling) and the pooja mantras and then cast the pooja material onto the idols. Take Akshat and flowers in your hand and then say the Navagraha Strota. End the puja with the Mahalaxmi Arti.


Article Categories: Festivals and Vrat
Article Tags: Puja Vidhi


Comment(s) on this article


  1. sarika said on Apr 07, 2011 02:07 PM
    HeLLO SUCH A WONDERFULL ARTICAL. THE VIDHIS REGARDING DIWALI PUJA ARE IN DETAILED AND STEP BY STEP.
  2. Himakshi said on Apr 14, 2011 04:48 PM
    Lakshmi Puja is an essential part and ritual of the festival of lights, Diwali or Deepavali. People often have numerous queries on how to do Lakshmi Puja on Diwali at home? There is no particular way for it as the ritual varies from region to region. But you have provided us with a simple Lakshmi Puja Vidhi for Diwali. Thanks for sharing such an useful article here with us..!!
  3. anita said on Apr 17, 2011 11:54 AM
    one of the best and simple written puja vidhi article i have read.please continue doing it for the good of all.GOD will grant success.
  4. ChandanaNagesh said on Oct 25, 2011 10:38 AM
    Really a very simple way to understand the pooja vidhi. It is good.
  5. Sharon said on Sep 10, 2012 11:10 AM
    Watch complete Diwali puja guided videos at www.saralvandana.org
  6. satish said on Nov 13, 2012 03:59 AM
    It is explained so simply. thanks so much
  7. Baban sarkhel said on Oct 04, 2014 01:59 PM
    Thanks Astrobix for explain the vidhi of Laxmi puja so simply.

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