Sharda Puja is performed on Diwali day especially in
Gujarat. This puja is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati (Also known as Goddess Sharada). Sharda Puja 2017 date is October 19. You can find the auspicious time to perform Sharda Puja in this article. Old account books are closed on the day new account books are opened on the day. Maa Sharda Saraswati is believed to bless with intelligence and memory.
On the Sharda Saraswati day, students offer special prayers for success in their studies. The Sharda Puja is usually performed by the eldest member in the family.
Some people perform Sharda Pujan in the morning.
On the same day the most important puja performed is the Diwali Lakshmi Puja.
Another important puja performed on the day is the Chopada Pujan.