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Mahalakshmi Vrata Puja is one of more most famous festivals celebrated during the 10 day Ganpati Puja. The Mahalakshmi Vrata Puja 2012 begins on 23rd September 2012 and concludes on 8th October 2012.
Religious significance of Mahalaxmi Puja
Yudhishtira asked Lord Krishna to point out a vratha to be observed through which he can get back everything that was lost during the gambling games with Kauravas. Subsequently, Mahalaxmi Vrata was stated by Krishna to Yudhistira. He said that this is the only vrata to seek the blessings of the Goddess who can provide the performer with wealth, health, children, family and prosperity.
People of Nagpur observe Mahalaxmi puja with great enthusiasm.