Importance of Diwali Puja Thali
Diwali is a festival of lights in Hinduism as it symbolizes goodness. The festival of Diwali celebrations last for five days having each of the day with its own importance and custom. The Diwali Puja Thali is a important attribute of the Diwali celebrations. The method of worship through which prayers are offered includes a wide display of rituals to goddess.
Depending upon the budget, there are many different kinds of Puja thali are available of different materials such as gold, silver and even in stainless steel. You can also find hard cane puja thali’s with beautifully hand crafted with full of vibrant colors. With whatever the puja thali is made but the worship of Goddess is important.
A Diwali puja thali consists of a kalash, a hand bell, small idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi, incensed stick holder, an auspicious coin and roli-rice small sized container, tilak, Akshat , earthen lamp, coconut, betel, betel leaves, sandalwood paste, flowers, along with sweetmeats that are offered as prashad and Om, Swastika or Shree. Decorating Diwali puja thali beautifully during Diwali festival is a privilege.
Mostly females of the house ensures that the Puja thali is in proper order as they decorate thalis with great dedication since the articles kept in the puja thali are actually an offering to god. So while adorning a puja Thali should be very careful.
Decorated Diwali Puja Thalis with ones own hands by placing having all the Puja accessories is a delightful which gives an individual a sense of divine feeling. The varied accessories of puja are placed beautifully on the Puja Thali that the womenfolk of the house carry in their hands. Thus the Puja Thali has great importance for the Diwali celebrations in which the worship of Goddess Lakshmi is the central theme.