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Friday, August 20, 2010

Varalakshmi Vrath

Friday, August 20, 2010

Goddess Lakshmi means Good Luck to Hindus. The word ‘Lakshmi’ is derived from the Sanskrit word Laksya, meaning ‘aim’ or ‘goal’, and she is the goddess of wealth and prosperity, both material and spiritual.
Lakshmi is the household goddess of most Hindu families, and a favorite of women. Although she is worshipped daily, the festive month of October is Lakshmi’s special month. Lakshmi Puja is celebrated on the full moon night of Kojagari Purnima.
Worship of a mother goddess has been a part of Indian tradition since its earliest times. Lakshmi is one of the mother goddesses and is addressed as mata (mother) instead of just devi (goddess).
As a female counterpart of Lord Vishnu, Mata Lakshmi is also called ‘Shri’, the female energy of the Supreme Being. She is the goddess of prosperity, wealth, purity, generosity, and the embodiment of beauty, grace and charm.
I wish you happy Varalakshmi Vratham.

2 comments:

  1. చిరంజీవి వైష్ణవిని దీవించి .బాగుంది వైష్ణవీ .అమ్మ వారి చిత్రం కళ కళ లాడుతు కన్నుల పండువుగా ఉంది. వరలక్ష్మి గురించి చక్కగా రాసావు. నువ్వు కుడా అమ్మ అమ్మమ్మ అందరితొ కలిసి పూజ చేసుకొ సరేనా ?

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  2. chinni vaishnaviki happy varalaxmivratham,all the best

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