Diwali Puja Muhurat - Diwali Puja Muhurat 2013 - Shubh Muhurat Diwali Pooja
Lakshmi puja on Diwali should be worshipped at an auspicious muhurat only. The puja time should be followed as per the time and date of the state/country you are residing in. In 2013, Diwali will be celebrated on 3rd November, Sunday. The period of Swati Nakshatra will remain after the evening. Priti yoga will be formed on this day and the Moon will remain in the Libra sign. The date of Amavasya, Pradoshkal, Shubh Lagna and Chaughadiya have special importance on the auspicious occassion of Diwali.
On 3rd November, Sunday the Pradoshkal will begin at 17:33 and remain for 2 hours 24 minutes. These 2 hours 24 minutes will be auspicious to perform Diwali pujan. On this day the puja should be performed during sthir lagna, as it is believed to be the most auspicious period.
On this day the time for pradosh kaal and sthri lagna will from from 18:15 hrs to 20:09 hrs. The auspiciousness for Chaughadiya will continue from 18:00 hrs to 21:00 for worshipping.
Material For Lakshmi Worship
Saffron, Roli, Rice, Pan, Supari (betel-nut), fruits, flowers, milk, Kheel, Batashe, Sindoor (Vermillion), Coins, Cloves, Coriander, Cardamom, Incense, Jaggery, Gangajal, Coconut, Five Gems, Wheat, Sandalwood, Perfume, Urn, White Cloth, Panchamrit, Lotus, Kuber Yantra, Shri Yantra, Picture or idol of Lakshmi Ganesh, Silver Coin, Sweets etc.
Rituals To Worship Goddess Lakshmi
Lakshmi puja should be performed a place where you keep your money or safe. Purify the place with gangajal and make a rangoli with beautiful colors and flowers. Take bath in the evening and wear new clothes before commencing the prayer.
Apsarpantivati Mantrasya Vamdeva Rishi; Shivo Devta, Anushtup Chand; Bhutadivighanotsadne Viniyoga |
Apsarpantu Te Bhuta Ye Bhuta Bhutle Sthith |
Ye Bhuta Vighankartarste Nashyantu Shivagya||
Spread a red cloth on a wooden platform and establish the idol of Lakshmi-Ganesha on it. Sit on a seat while facing east or north. Chant the mantra and sprinkle gangajal on you and the puja materials.
Mantra- Om Apvitra Pavitro Va Sarvavsthatam Gatopi Va |
Ya Smaret Pundrikansha Sah Bahyabhantar Shuchi ||
Now begin the puja with water and rice and chant, “ Om Vishnuvirshnuvirshnu Shrimandagvato Mahapurushsya Vishnoragpravartmansya Brahmanosahin Dawitiyapradhem Shrishwetvarahakalpe Vivswatmanvantere Ashtavinshtitme Kaliyug Kaliprathamcharne Jambudawipe Bhartvarshe Aryavartekdeshe Adya Masottam Mase Kartikmase Krishpakshe Punyayammavasyayam Tithi”. Take the name of the day and gotra after the mantra.
Now chant, “ Ahamshrutismritipuranoktaphalavaptikamnaya Gyatagyatkayikawachikamansik Sakalpapnirvittpurvak Sthirlakshamirapteya Shrimahalakshamipujanam Kuberadinam Cha Pujan Karisheya | Tandtwen Gauriganpatyadipujan Cha Karisheya |
Now worship lord Ganesha with invite all the other gods and goddesses into the urn filled with rice, flowers and gangajal. Worship the goddess Lakshmi with rituals, along with Shri yantra, silver coin etc. Hold a Lotus flower and remember the goddess by chanting the below given mantra.
Shriananad Kardam Chiklitenindra Suta Rishibheyo Namah Shirsi | Anushtup Vrihti Prastar Pankit Chandobhyo Namah Mujhe | Shrimahalakshami Devtaya Namah Hridi | Shrimaha Lakshami Prasad Siddyartha Raj Vashyartha Sarva Stri Purush Vashyartha Maha Mantra Jape Viniyoga Namah |
Kar - Nyas
Om Hirnameyaa Angushthabhayam Namaha| Om Chandraye Tarjnibhayam Swaha | Om Rajat - Strjaye Madhyamabhayam Vasht | Om Hirnaya - Strajaye Anamikabhayam | Om Hirnaya - Strkshaya Kanishtikabhayam Vausht | Om Hirnaya - Varnaye Kar Tal Karprishthabhayam Phat |
Ang - Nyas
Om Hirnmaya Namah Hridyaya Namah| Om Chandrayay Namah Shirse Swaha | Om Rajat Strajaye Namah Shikhaye Vasht | Om Hirnaya - Strajaye Namah Kawach Hum | Om Hirnaya - Strkshaye Namah Treyaya Voshta | Om Hirnaya Varnaye Namah Astreya Phat |
Om Arun Kamal Sanstha, Tandraj Punj Varna,
Kar kamal Dhriteshta, Bhiti Yugmambuja Cha|
Mani Mukut Vichitralankrit Kalp Jalebharvatu
Bhuvan Mata Satatam Shri Shriya Na
Om Shreem Hreem Kamale Kalamaye Mahaye Praseed Praseed Maha-Laksmi Te Namah |