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Vishwakarma puja : God of Architecture

The literal meaning of Vishwakarma is 'all-creator' (vishwa means 'all' and karman means 'doer'). The Rig Veda refers to Vishwakarma as the divine architect of the universe, a personification of the creative power of the Supreme being.

Vishwakarma Day, also known as Vishwakarma Jayanti or Vishwakarma Puja, is a day of celebration for Vishwakarma. Hindus widely regard Vishwakarma as the God of architecture and engineering, It is generally celebrated every year on gregorean date of 16 or 19 September which is on the last day of the Indian Bhado month.

The ritual usually takes place within the factory premises or shop floor

Workers also pray for the smooth functioning of various machines. It is customary for craftsmen to worship their tools in his name, refraining from using the tools while doing so.

Vishwakarma puja is also celebrated a day after Diwali, along with Govardhan Puja in October–November.

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