Dhanteras 2023: Such idol of Lakshmi-Ganesh ji for Diwali worship, will get relief from poverty!
Diwali is considered to be the biggest festival in India and worshiping Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha on this day is considered very auspicious. To celebrate this festival with grandeur, people buy new idols of Lakshmi and Ganesha made of clay or metal. While all forms of the deity are revered, astrology suggests bringing a particular idol for Diwali puja, emphasizing the importance of certain aspects.
Selection of Ganesh ji idol:
If you are bringing home a new idol of Lord Ganesha on Diwali, then pay special attention to the position of the trunk of Lord Ganesha. The trunk should be bent to the right. Such an idol is considered extremely auspicious and worshipping it on Diwali brings immense prosperity.
Selection of Lakshmi Idol:
For those bringing a new idol of Goddess Lakshmi for Diwali, it is advisable to choose an idol in which Lakshmi is seated and her right hand is giving blessings, while the left-hand holds a pot of wealth. It is advisable not to choose an idol in which Lakshmi is standing. An idol sitting in the blessing posture is considered extremely auspicious for Diwali worship.
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Material of idol:
Whether made of clay or metal, you can buy idols of Lakshmi and Ganesha for Diwali worship. However, he emphasizes that the size of the idol matters, especially if you are bringing it for worship at home or office. It is advisable not to choose large-sized idols.