Lakshmi Puja marks the most important day of Diwali celebrations. It is the third day of the five day Diwali festival and is the actual Diwali Day. It is celebrated on the new moon day (amavasya) in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin.
The day is dedicated to worship of Goddess Lakshmi, the Godess of Wealth and Prosperity.
In 2018, Diwali Lakshmi Puja Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, 7th November 2018.