Chhoti Diwali 2016
Choti Diwali 2016 is celebrated by the people on 29th of October, Saturday.
Choti Diwali day is celebrated after Dhanteras and before to the main Diwali. Choti Diwali is known as Small Diwali or this day is generally known as Narak Chaturdashi day, Roop Chaturdashi, and Roop Chaudas.
People celebrate this festival of Chhoti Diwali with the full of heart in the wait of Badi Diwali. Peoples celebrate this day with a smaller amount of lights and crackers.
Celebration of the Chhoti Diwali at Home
Women decorated their home with the attractive rangolis and flowers from early in the morning. They stick tiny footprints of the Goddess LakshmiLakshmi
Lakshmi is a Hindu goddess who is regarded as the ultimate deity of wealth... on their home floor which indicates that Goddess Lakshmi will come home and give a blessing. In the evening, Lakshmi Puja It is a prayer ritual performed to make offerings, honoring, evoking or worshipping gods. The ceremony can also be performed to pay homage to the beloved ones who are deadis held at the ends with the Arati and Bhajans.
After the puja of Goddess Lakshmi, all lamp (diyas) are placed in and out of the house, at the doorway, near the Tulasi plant, Neem plant, water source, cattle room etc. All Children takes Ashirvad from their elders by touching their feet.