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Labh Pancham 2024 - Importance - Mantra - Offerings - Why Labh Panchami is Observed in Gujarat

Labh Pancham is observed on the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon (Shukla Paksha) in Kartik Month as per traditional Gujarati Calendar. Labh Pancham 2024 date is November 6. It is a festival associated with Diwali especially in Gujarat. People who could not perform Lakshmi Puja and Sharada puja on the Diwali day observe it on the day.

Labh Pancham Mantra
ॐ श्रीं ह्रीं क्लीं श्री सिद्ध लक्ष्म्यै नम:

In some regions business establishments and shops are opened on the day after Diwali holidays.

The day is also known as Lakheni Panchami and Saubhagya Panchami.

Prayers are on the day offered to Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi for a prosperous year. In some regions people donate money or clothes or food to the poor on the day.

The first business done on the day is also considered highly auspicious.

The day is also observed as Pandav Panchami in many regions.

Important Offerings
Shankh (शंख), Koudi (कौड़ी), Lotus (कमल), Makshana (मखाना), Batasha (बताशा), White color clothes (सफेद वस्त्र)