Diwali, the festival of lights is the main reasons of worshiping Goddess Lakshmi. The festival is celebrated to commemorate the return of Lord Ram to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile and finishing Raavan. It is the day, important for Lakshmi Puja and is entirely dedicated to the propitiation of Goddess Lakshmi. The auspicious day is important for Lakshmi Puja and is entirely dedicated to the propitiation of Goddess Lakshmi.
Lakshmi Puja is performed on the third day of Diwali. The festival falls on Amavasya. It is believed that on this day Goddess Lakshmi visits her devotees and gives her blessings and gifts to them. The Goddess is bestowed with four hands which stand for Dharma, Kama, Artha, and Moksha.
The importance of Lakshmi Puja is great in terms of magnitude. Goddess Lakshmi is considered as the goddess of wealth to become wealthy and prosperous. The Puja is done for the successful attainment of one's desired goals and ambitions. The main reason behind this Puja is to attain mental strength and a calm mind.
In short goddess of wealth will favor those who help themselves. the prayer offerings to Goddess Lakshmi removes all the obstacles and brings good luck and prosperity all year round.