Lord Ganesha is one of the must for Diwali puja because as per Hindu belief he is the first god to worshiped on any occasion.
He is the god of good beginnings and the fabled remover of obstacles. However, when placed side by side, Lakshmi Ganesh hold out promise of a year of fulfillment, free from wants.
During the Ganesh puja, the idol of goddess Lakshmi is placed on the left and Lord Ganesha, the elephant headed god is kept on the right. Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth and prosperity and also personifies beauty, grace, and charm. She is normally depicted seated on a lotus with gold coins. Lord Ganesh has many functions in the Hindu pantheon. He is the Lord of Wisdom and the remover of obstacles.
Shri Laxmi-Ganesh Puja takes place on Diwali by placing their idol on a platform, making various offerings of sandal paste, saffron paste, perfume(itr), haldi, kumkum, abeer, gulal, garland of cotton beads, flowers and leaves. Incense stick and dhoop is lit and sweets, coconut and fruits are offered.
Diwali Ganesh Puja Muhurat Timing 2017 :
In 2017, Diwali will be celebrated on Thursday, 19th October 2017.
Find below Diwali Ganesh Puja Muhurat Timing for 19th October 2017.
Pradosh Kaal Muhurat
Lakshmi Puja Muhurta = 19:44 to 20:38 hrs
Duration = 0 Hours 54 Mins
Pradosh Kaal = 18:09 to 20:38
Vrishabha Kaal = 19:44 to 21:44
Amavasya Tithi Begins = 00:13 hrs on 19 October 2017
Amavasya Tithi Ends = 00:41 hrs on 20 October 2017
Mahanishita Kaal Muhurat
Lakshmi Puja Muhurta = 23:58 to 24:41+ hrs
Duration = 0 Hours 43 Mins
Mahanishita Kaal = 23:58 to 24:48+ hrs
Simha Kaal = 26:10+ to 28:18+ hrs
Diwali 2017 Dates :
- Dhanteras (Dhanatrayodashi) – 17th October 2017
- Naraka Chaturdasi (Kali Chaudas) – 18th October 2017
- Diwali Day – 19th October 2017
- Padwa (Goverdhan Puja, Bali Pratipada) – 20th October 2017
- Bhau-beej – 21st October 2017
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