Preparation for Pooje – Step 1.
Pooje Preparation of gejje vastra, flowers, lamps, and naivedya.
Offer Haldi Kumkum, flowers, gejje vastra, and light the lamps.
Light the Agarbathi.
Break the coconut, perform naivedya, do mangalaruthi and aarathi for Goddess Lakshmi.
Evening Lakshmi Pooja on 7/20/2012.
Rangoli designs for the Pooja, with Lakshmi Hrudaya.
Pooja begins with lamps, flowers, Gejje Vastra:
August 21st – Friday
August 28th – Friday
September 4th – Friday
September 11th – Friday
I have scanned and attached a document which has the complete details on performing Sri Lakshmi Pooja during Fridays and also Shravana Masa. This shouldn’t be confused for Sri VaraMahaLakshmi Vrata. I will post a separate post providing all details for Sri VaraMahaLakshmi Vrata.
This document has all the details from doing the Achamana, to Sankalpa, Dhyana, Naivedya, and Maha Mangalarathi.
It is a PDF document and is in Kannada.
Attached below are other links posted here on Goddess Lakshmi.
Attached below are some other links where many more posts have been added on Lyrics and Goddess Lakshmi.
Attached below are links to various food prepared during the festival. As always, no onion and no garlic offered to God.