Why Goddess Laxmi is worshiped on Diwali?

The mythology of Laxmi details her opulence and kind nature. She is one of the prominent deities who blesses one with material bliss and joy. Goddess is also part of the Three Forms of the greatest mother - Goddess Parvati, Lakshmi and Saraswati. Since she offers beauty, bounty and wealth, she is widely worshipped on Diwali. The pooja is performed to please Her and bring her to the home. In South India, Lord Vishnu is accompanied by two forms of Goddesses Laxmi - the Bhoodevi that represents the tangible wealth while Shridevi represents intangible wealth.