Tripura to celebrate Laxmi Puja tomorrow
After Durga Puja, Tripura has geared up to celebrate Laxmi Puja 2018 which will be celebrated across the state on Wednesday. Centering Laxmi puja all schools colleges, offices to remain close.
Laxmi puja(Sanskrit: लक्ष्मी पूजा, is a Hindu religious festival that falls on Amavasya (new moon day) of Krishna Paksha (Dark fortnight) in the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar month of Ashwin, on the third day of Tihar and is considered as the main festive day of Deepawali.
According to legend, Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and lord Vishnu’s wife, visits her devotees and bestows gifts and blessings upon each of them. To welcome the Goddess, devotees clean their houses, decorate them with finery and lights, and prepare sweet treats and delicacies as offerings. Devotees believe the happier Lakshmi is with the visit, the more she blesses the family with health and wealth.