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When is Labh Panchami 2022? Know the Significance, Worship Method and Mantras related to the festival

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Labh Panchami 2022 denotes the final day of the Diwali celebrations. As per the Hindu Calendar, the  festival is celebrated on the Panchami I.e. the 5th day of Shukla Paksha in the Kartik month. This day is also popularly known as Saubhagya Panchami, Gyaan Panchami etc. This day is known for reopening of shops and establishment of new business ventures after long Diwali holidays and has great importance in Gujarat. Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi are worshiped on this day for prosperity and well being.

When is Labh Panchami 2022?

Labh Panchami 2022 falls on 29 October 2022, Saturday. 

Auspicious time for worship on Labh Panchami- 01:14 PM to 05:01 PM

Significance of Labh Panchami

The word ‘Labh’ means benefit, hence this day is believed to bring merits and good luck in the lives of the individuals. Shops that remain closed for holidays on big festivals like Diwali reopen on the day of Labh Panchami 2022. Some traders also start new business on this day since it’s considered auspicious. Before reopening the shops, Ganesh Puja and Lakshmi Puja are conducted to seek the blessings of both the deities for gaining profit in business throughout the year.

Labh Panchami 2022 Worship Method 

  • Take a bath in the morning, wear fresh clothes and offer Arghya to the Sun. Pray to Surya Dev for the removal of all troubles in business or job throughout the year.
  • Then clean the puja place and install the pictures or idols of Lord Ganesha and Mata Lakshmi at your and if possible at your business establishment. 
  • Invoke Lord Ganesha and worship him with full devotion. Also, recite Ganesh Sankatnashan Stotra.
  • After this invoke Mata Lakshmi and worship her. After anointing her idol with Gangajal, offer clothes, fruits, flowers, red chunni and bhog to her.  
  • Light an oil lamp and incense stick in front of the deities. Then recite Sri Sukta in front of Mata Lakshmi. After the Puja, distribute the Prasad among the devotees.
  • Visit the temple of Lord Shiva in the evening and seek his blessings for gaining profit in business for the whole year.
  • Some devotees even worship their books on the day of Labh Panchami to increase their knowledge and wisdom. 
  • This festival is also marked by people visiting their friends and relatives and exchanging sweets to signify and strengthen the sweet relationships.
  • Donating food, clothes and money on the day of Labh Panchami is also considered auspicious. 

Labh Panchami Ganesh Mantra –

Lambodaram Mahakayam Bhuvaktram Chaturbhujam.

Avahyam Devam Ganesham Siddhimam.

Fifth Mantra of Lord Shiva-

Trinetreya Namastubhyam Umadhardharine.

Trishuldharian tubhyam bhutanam pataye namah.

You can also chant any one mantra of Mahalakshmi on this day. 

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