Goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Vishnu, is the most sought after Goddess of India. She is the ruler of the eight kinds of wealth. It is said that the household where she is not worshiped will never prosper. Dhana Lakshmi for wealth is the most worshiped. Vidya Lakshmi is worshiped for knowledge, Santana Lakshmi is worshiped for children, Vijaya Lakshmi is worshiped for victory in undertakings & court cases, Dhanya Lakshmi is worshiped by the farming community and Soubhagya Lakshmi is worshiped of marriage and happy married life.
Lakshmi Pujan is an important ritual that is performed with a lot of devotion in all Hindu households every Diwali. The ritual is done to invite Goddess Lakshmi in the house and we all pray to Her to come happily into our households and never leave us. Prayers are also offered to Her to bless the upcoming New Year and fill it with peace, prosperity, and abundant wealth.