Gujarati community is famous for their entrepreneurial skills and business management. Another business community which features is the Parsis; their Shenshai Calendar Year is listed, as well as the Marwari Calendar Year and the Indian Saka Calendar Year which is used by some of the Maharashtrian businesses such as the wholesale fruit sellers in Crawford Market.
Also, with it put some more rice grains kumkum and flowers. Place a small dish on the kalash and fill it with rice grains. It says in Gujarati script, "Diwali to Diwali, Samvat ". To get that aromatic feel, light up some incense sticks before the goddess.
It makes a double-entry for all transactions affecting real, nominal or personal accounts. Dealers explain how changing economic trends have impacted Chopdi Pujan. The Islamic calendar is listed for those following the Hijri Year, but also there is the Muslim Misri Year which is followed by the Bohras, a major business community of the city.
Draw a lotus with turmeric powder haldi over the rice grains and place the idol of goddess Lakshmi over it, along with coins. Fill three-fourth of the kalash with water and place a betel nut, a flower, a coin, and some rice grains in it.
Make an offering of puffed rice and batasha to the Gods. All account books are kept for puja on the day and blessing is sought from Goddess Lakshmi and Ganesha. Those crunchy, spicy, potato-filled triangles of happiness can make a bad movie tolerable and a good movie awesome! Here is the next page, which is used for the worship.
On a raised platform spread a new cloth. Mass Chopdi Pujan ceremonies are held in Swaminarayan temple while individual traders do so at home or in office. No corner of the house should be left in darkness. So if you go to A-1 at any time of the day, you can see hot samosas, coming right out of giant iron woks, being piled into trays, then loaded on cycles and being taken away.
When I went to Mangaldas Market, I also saw the shops busy folding and stacking red cloth. Lastly, the entire puja culminates with a Lakshmi aarti, where everyone joins in the celebratory mood and prays to the Mother goddess together. Here is the opening page of the book; listing the calendar year.
As per rituals in our Hindu religion, welcome the lord with putting a haldi-kumkum tilak on the forehead.
Alternately, you can just sprinkle water and panchamrit on the idol with a flower. Place a handful of grains in the centre and, on this, place a kalash, lotta pitcher. Welcome the goddess with a freshly-made garland of flowers.
Once the goddess is invoked, take the Lakshmi idol and put in a plate, while bathing it with water. You will also have to remember to keep aside a glass of water which will be used during the puja. Place a small dish on the kalash and fill it with rice grains.
This sort of thing is the very essence of Mumbai. Afterwards, offer the flowers and rice in your hand to the goddess. Then worship the ink and business books. Currently we are in You also need to keep five mango leaves, which will be used in the 'kalash' and put inside it, in a fashion that they stand out.
Each hora is influenced by a particular planet and may or may not be suitable for undertaking a new activity. If you know how to correctly chant the vedic mantras of Lakshmi Maa—sing it, if you can't—worry not. Once the Lakshmi-Ganesha idols are strategically placed, you can also seek the blessings of the god and goddess by keeping your books, pen or any such personal belonging you feel is related to your profession.
Dealers explain how changing economic trends have impacted Chopdi Pujan. Flowers are offered to the idol. Diwali is the last day of financial year in traditional Hindu business and Chopda Pujan is performed on the day on the new account books Hindu see gods everywhere, whether its' plants of Basil Tulsi PatraMonkey God- Hanuman or Cow, Books are more important that we do pray Books since childhood as we see source of Ma Saraswati, same as that Hindu around the world do Chopra Punjan as they see source of Ma Laxmi, Regardless of rest of the world do Chopra Pujan or not but Gujarati Business men do their Chopda Pujan every year on day of Diwali.
Three-quarter of the pot is filled with water and betel nut, flower, a coin, and rice grains.For them Chopda Pujan is an age-old tradition that they feel they must maintain." Pratik's own family adapted to computers a few years ago, but continues to perform this ritual.
Diwali is the last day of financial year in traditional Hindu business and businessmen perform Chopda Pujan on this day on the new books of accounts.
Diwali is the festival when the new business year begins it is said that Diwali is the "Time to shop or start new ventures". Oct 18, · Diwali is the last day of financial year in traditional Hindu business and Chopda Pujan is performed on the day on the new account books. This ritual is also known as Muhurat Puja.
This puja is basically performed by the Hindu business community in Gujarat, Rajashtan and Maharashtra.3/5(1). Diwali is a festival of Hindus, but especially of the Businessmen, On this day they do puja of Account books and start writing their new accounts.
This is called as "Chopda Pujan" or "Sharda Pujan" or "Muharat Pujan" meaning puja of account books. Significance of Chopda Puja: Diwali is the most appropriate time to seek the blessing of Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Ganesha and Goddess Saraswati for a prosperous and profitable year.
Hence, new account books are sanctified during Chopda Puja. In Gujarat, traditional account books are known as Chopda or Chopda. Diwali or Deepavali is falling on October 19 th, Thursday.
It begins with dwadashi on October 16 th, (Monday) and ends on Bhau Beej on October 21th, Saturday. It is the autumn festival of lights celebrated by Hindus across India and worldwide.Download