Kathmandu: The goddess Lakshmi is One of the most popular and enduring Hindu deities. In Nepal, Lakshmi Puja is celebrated on the third day of Tihar.
The word Lakshmi is derived from the Sanskrit word Laksya, meaning "aim" or "goal," and in the Hindu faith, she is the goddess of wealth and prosperity of all forms, both material and spiritual. As the Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity and good fortune, Goddess Lakshmi holds a central place in the hearts of millions of devotees. This Puja is a way to seek good health, wealth and success in life.
This year, Lakshmi Puja falls on November 12. It is observed on the evening of “amavasya tithi”, which refers to the new moon day in the Hindu lunar calendar.
The main Lakshmi Puja muhurat is 96 minutes from Sun set. According to Tantra Shastra, Fixed Lagna, Like Taurus, Leo are most suitable to welcome goddess laxmi in your dwelling.