Sunday, 9 November 2008

Significance of Diwali events - from Nirmalnagari.org

"....as you know there are five days they celebrate there. The first day is the thirteenth day, where it is the gruhalaksmi's day that is the day when the gruhalaksmi is worshipped. But a gruhalakshmi has to be worthy of the worship, and then some utensil is given, to the gruhalakshmi. Some sort of a utensil is to be given to the gruhalakshmi as a present. That is the day Lakshmi was born, Lakshmi, was born out of the Mother Earth, out of the, we should say Mother Earth, but She came out of the Sea, after the churning, so that is the birth of the Lakshmi. She's the giver of wealth. Wealth which is material as well as spiritual."

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