Usher In Abundant Wealth, Success & Wisdom By Worshipping All Forms of Mahalakshmi
Scheduled Live On June 27, 2018 @ 6 PM IST
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The full moon day is usually a significant time for rituals to deities as it symbolises removal of darkness and emergence of splendour or radiance. It also beckons fullness, abundance and prosperity. When pujas/homas are done on such an auspicious day, it confers great merits to the performer. Scientifically, the gravitational forces of earth are at their maximum level and thereby give stability, enhanced energy and reduction in gastric problems like acidity and great amount of balance between body and mind. Even deities, the females especially, exhibit accelerated powers on the day of full moon and their energies are high on the day.
Her four hands represent dharma (righteousness), kama (genuine desires), artha (wealth) and moksha (liberation from cycle of life and death). The golden coins falling out from her right palm means she is the giver of wealth and prosperity. It signifies that a true devotee should not earn wealth just to earn name and fame but must be generous so that others can be happy too. The lotus bud held in the hand signifies beauty, purity, spirituality and fertility. Her other hand holds a pot of wealth as if to say that she is its sole possessor and is flanked by white elephants a striking image of name and fame associated with abundance. Not just material wealth, the goddess epitomises wealth in all forms and that’s why she’s recognized in eight forms collectively known as Ashta Lakshmi, each known for a particular aspect of wealth.
First to be worshipped and is symbolised for eternal wealth. There is no end to her supply of wealth which is never ending and keeps flowing incessantly.
The mother who feeds. ‘Dhanyam’ means food grains and she is the goddess of food and sustenance and nourishes the entire universe.
She is worshipped for courage and strength. She is depicted as having eight arms and wears a red sari.
The Goddess with Gajas or elephants is the most common form where in two tuskers are seen on either side of the goddess pouring water from their trunks over the goddess. This signifies the very aspect of Lakshmi like prosperity, good luck, and abundance.
The goddess who is invoked for begetting children. She bestows her devotees with wealth in the form of perfect children with good health and long life.
This form symbolises victory in all endeavours. She endows her devotees with success in all activities during different stages in life. She ensures triumph anywhere, everywhere and at all times.