With Diwali around the corner, the streets of Bhuleshwar have lots of red chopdis account books on sale. In Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharastra, Diwali represents the start of a new business year so all businesses close their accounts and present them to Lakshmi and Ganesh during the Chopda Pujan.
Diwali is usually synonymous with the Maha Lakshmi puja, worship of the goddess of wealth, however, before the main Lakshmi puja is done, Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of education and knowledge is first attended to.
Try going into Mangaldas Market, for example, and you will spot traders writing in them. ProKerala Maharashtrian traders performing chopda pujan: Each hora is influenced by a particular planet and may or may not be suitable for undertaking a new activity.
You can also place the money, gold or ornaments in the puja thali as well. The Chopda Pujan is a ceremony when ledgers and new account books are opened by the mercantile community following a special prayer and worship before the idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi to earn their blessings.
Larger businesses may have switched to computers, but these cloth-bound books are still used by many smaller shops. This ritual is mainly important for the business community. On this day they do puja of Account books and start writing their new accounts.
It has a drawing of the kalash symbolising prosperity and auspiciousness. Here is the next page, which is used for the worship. Three of us write here - my daughter Aishwarya, my mom Janaki, and I.
As they say that: The Jain working day is broken into 12 horas, beginning at sunrise and ending with sunset. According to the Hindu calendar, financial year starts from the next day of Diwali. Handwritten accounts may be construed as cash payment and could attract scrutiny.
Unlike corporate houses, family businesses uphold traditions even in the modern India. Diwali marks the start of the new year Vikram Samvat The Jain working day is broken into 12 horas, beginning at sunrise and ending with sunset.
From around the web. 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.
If you like something, leave a comment! So on this Diwali we all are going to perform the rituals of Lakshmi Puja at home but very few of us know the mythological story behind it. From our Great Grand Fathers to our Grand Fathers to our Dad, this tradition has been passed on from one generation to another.
It says in Gujarati script, "Diwali to Diwali, Samvat ".Oct 18, · Chopda Puja date is November 10th Tuesday evening.
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. They start their first writing with God names on first page the Books of ledger. Diwali Chopda Pujan Muhurat Timing for Australia of /5(1).
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. On this day they do puja of Account books and start writing their new accounts.
Chopda Pujan is not only performed on the account books but also on the spiritual books. During the Chopda Pujan ceremony, new account books and ledgers are opened by the mercantile community which is followed by a special prayer before the idols of Lord Ganesha and.
Oct 22, · On 23rd October this year (Diwali / Lakshmi Pujan Day), businesses will close their old books, offer prayers to the goddess of wealth, and start the new year on the 24th.
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. Dealers explain how changing economic trends have impacted Chopdi Pujan.
Pratik Gala of Anupam Stationery, Andheri West, said, "This year fewer people are opting to keep handwritten account books owing to the focus on cashless economy.
Handwritten accounts may be construed as cash payment and could attract scrutiny.Download