Best Place to Light a Lamp this Diwali
Diwali is the most prominent festival that is celebrated in Hindu tradition. This is the festival that unites our entire nation in one. The main theme which runs throughout is the victory of light over darkness and good over evil. While Diwali is primarily a Hindu festival, people from other religions too partake in the festivities and joy that Deepawali reverberates with equal enthusiasm.
It is believed that the people of Ayodhya welcomed Lord Rama by bursting firecrackers and lighting Diyas & Lamps. From then onwards, fireworks and diyas have come to symbolize the festival. It is believed that Goddess Lakshmi visits the house of her devotees on the day of Diwali and blesses them with enormous fortunes. She is known as the Goddess of wealth and money and when one worships her, she bestows them with wealth and riches. One can impress her by doing various things. From the ancient times, it is believed that lighting lamps on the day of Diwali is auspicious and one gets special grace of Goddess Lakshmi by lighting lamps.
Lighting earthen lamps also signify the need to illuminate every corner of our home during Diwali to welcome the grace of Goddess Laxmi.
Best Places to Light a Lamp
Here are some of the places where one should light earthen lamps on the night of the Diwali so that any problem related to the money can be solved:
- One must light a lamp on both sides of the entrance of their home. Lighting a lamp at the entrance is considered as a way of welcoming Goddess Lakshmi.
- Light a lamp beneath a peepal tree. It is usually said that one should not look back after lighting the lamp. This will help sort all the problems related to money and wealth.
- It is considered very auspicious to light a lamp in the graveyard on the night of Diwali (only if possible). If it is not possible to visit a graveyard, one can visit any temple which is situated in a lonely place.
- If one lights a lamp at the corner or a crossing near their home, it would help solve all their problems related to wealth accumulation.
One must light a lamp at the place of worship in their house, which is known as Akhand Jyoti. It is considered that this lamp should be lit at all times as the Goddess becomes really impressed by this.
- Lighting a lamp under a Bail Tree (Bael Tree) on the evening of Diwali is considered auspicious. It is said that Lord Shiva is fascinated by the leaf of the Bael tree (Bel Patra) and lighting a lamp there can help you to get his blessings.
- One must light a lamp in the temple which is present near your home. It helps one to achieve the blessings and grace of all the Gods in their home.
- You have to light a lamp in your compound. Keep in mind that it should be kept lit for the whole night.
Remedies for the day of Diwali
Black Sesame Seeds Remedy
One must worship Lord Shiva on the day of Diwali. If one is not able to worship Lord Shiva, they should take a jar full of water and add some black sesame in it. Then this water must be poured on Shivling by chanting the following mantra “Om Namah Shivaay”. One must keep in mind that the water must be poured slowly and mantra should be enchanted along with it. Mahamrityunjay mantra can also be recited to enhance the benefits of the prayer. The best possible results are extracted by performing this remedy.
Reciting Hanuman Chalisa as Remedy
On the day of Diwali, one should wake up early and perform this remedy. One must take 11 leaves of peepal and write Shri Ram on each of them. Sandalwood paste can be used to write on the leaves. A person can receive maximum benefits of this remedy if he/she does this by sitting under a peepal tree. Hanuman is considered as the god who can be pleased easily. There are a lot of ways to get the grace of Lord Hanuman in one’s life and great results can be achieved just by chanting Hanuman Chalisa.
Remedy for the Midnight of Diwali
For performing the following remedy, one must cleanse their body and take a bath on the night of Diwali. Then, one should take Raktachandan, Raktvastra, Raktabhusan, Raktpushp, fruit, naivedya, fragrance, and worship goddess Durga, Laxmi and Saraswati. This worship will fulfill all the desires of a person and will save one from all the problems present in their life.
Diwali is an auspicious festival that is celebrated in the honor of Lord Rama, who returned to Ayodhya after a period of 14 years. This festival signifies the victory of light over darkness, as there were several demons that were annihilated during the 14 year period. We wish you a happy, joyous, and prosperous Deepawali!