Goddess Lakshmi pooja on diwali
On Diwali to perform Lakshmi pooja at home place the Three forms of Shakti – Goddess Lakshmi, Goddess Saraswathi and Goddess Durga along with Lord Ganesh and Lord Kubera are worshipped on the day. No puja is performed without paying tributes to Lord Ganesha. Lord Kubera however represents the wealth and he is the treasurer of Gods.While doing the pooja at home take some flower rice and kumkum in the hands and sprinkle them by closing the eyes and meditate on Goddess Lakshmi. Here is a simple Sanskrit mantra dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi.
Namosthesthu Maha Maye,
Shree padee, sura poojithe,
Shanka, Chakra, Gadha hasthe,
Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe