Lakshmi Ganesh Puja
Divali is the most important day of Lakshmi Gangesh Puja, which is entirely devoted to the propitiation of Goddess Lakshmi. This day is also known by the name of "Chopada-Puja". The day of Lakshmi Pooja falls on the dark night of Amavasya. Lakshmi Ganesh Puja is performed in the evenings when tiny diyas of clay are lighted to drive away the shadows of evil spirits, devotional songs- in praise of Goddess Laxmi are sung and Naivedya of traditional sweets is offered to the Goddess.