We all wait for the festival of lights, all year round! The enthusiasm, fervor, and happiness that Diwali brings with itself engulf everybody, whether living in India or not. The craze, love, and respect for this festival are so widespread it brings everybody closer. This festival marks the victory of good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and love over hatred and is one of the main reasons for worshipping the Goddess Lakshmi.
As per the popular and age-old beliefs and customs, it is said the Goddess Lakshmi comes to earth on the night of Diwali to bless her devotees with happiness and prosperity. With this popular belief still celebrated actively, people worship the Goddess to get her mercy.
It is commonly believed that her devotees get some indications beforehand only, of the arrival of the Lakshmi. Let’s look at some of the auspicious signs that mark the arrival of the Goddess:
1. Seeing Owls at Night
As per the Hindu Shastra, if you happen to see certain animals in the night, it is a sign of the goddess benevolence on you. If you see Owl, the vehicle of goddess Lakshmi, in the night, then it means the Goddess is pleased with you and has decided to shower her blessings on you.
2. A Lizard on the Wall
On the auspicious night of Diwali, if you see a lizard on your wall, it marks the arrival of Goddess Lakshmi. An event like this is considered a good omen and a welcome symbol of the Goddess.
3. A Cat in your Premises
If a cat comes to your house on the night of Diwali, then it is an indication of money growth and prosperity. The presence of the cat in your premises harbors positive energies and transmits negative energy.
4. Transgender Visits your House
Transgenders are believed to be the messengers of God, and getting blessed by them on the auspicious occasion of Diwali can bring it happiness, prosperity, and growth. If they happen to visit your house on Diwali, them welcome them happily and express your gratitude to them. Their blessings can bring in fortune for you.
5. Mole Rat
Seeing a mole rat on the night of Diwali is considered a fortune symbol. It is a general belief that all the financial problems come to an end and marks the beginning of good times and financial growth.
Our Hindu culture encompasses a set of strong beliefs and traditions that are considered sacred and auspicious. While these are luck and chance occurrences, you can also make your Diwali more auspicious by following certain Vastu tips. With these tips, you can transform negative energies surrounding you into positive ones and make your Diwali Pooja a sacred one. Consult, the best Vastu expert in Delhi, Pt. Pawan Kaushik, for Vastu tips on conducting the rituals of the Diwali Pooja and other celebrations. Don’t just light up the surroundings but enlighten yourself too on this Diwali. And, don’t forget to say NO TO CRACKERS.