Scheduled Live on March 28, 2021@ 6 PM IST
Goddess Lakshmi birth anniversary falls on 28th March, 2021 on an auspicious Phalguni Purnima day, the goddess of wealth and prosperity. She is believed to be born under the divine blessings of Lord Vishnu who has evolved from the Great Milky Ocean while churning the divine energy famously known "Samudra Manthan". The day coincides with Purva Phalguni Nakshatra, on Shukla Paksha Thiti, which is observed as "Lakshmi Jayanti" which is significant to appease Goddess of Eight Aspects, Vedicfolks is performing Ashtalakshmi Maha Homam, an auspicious prayers, chanting Lakshmi Sahasranamavali i.e. 1008 names of Goddess Lakshmi and Shri Suktam, for the benevolent of the universe and welfare of humankind.
Goddess Ashtalakshmi is a deity of eight forms of Goddess Lakshmi, a supreme power of wealth, prosperity and good luck. Lord Vishnu the protector is the consort of Goddess Lakshmi and divine mother of all well-being. She is the universal power of abundance, prosperity and quality of being auspiciousness and successfulness and her divine name Goddess Lakshmi is a symbol of existence of life, living creatures, wealth and prosperity.
The word "Ashta" means Eight and refers to eight different aspects of life, which cater to the life desires of a native. Aspects of life are robustness, fortunes, productiveness, wisdom, bravery, competence, progenitor and triumph. This makes her proud to be a sole and celestial divine in the life of the natives.
Adi / Maha Lakshmi - Primeval or Great Lakshmi an ancient form bestow happiness
Dhana Lakshmi - Goddess of Wealth and Prosperity - Six armed, a Protector of Wealth
Dhanya Lakshmi - Goddess of Food Grains, an eight armed, denotes Protection and Welfare
Gaja Lakshmi - Goddess of Animal Wealth, a four-hand, one who protects Nature
Santana Lakshmi - Goddess of Fertility, Child bearing, Divine Mother
Veera / Dhairya Lakshmi - Goddess of Courage, valour of battles
Jaya/Vijaya Lakshmi - Goddess of Victory, success in endeavors
Vidya Lakshmi - Goddess of Knowledge, resembling Goddess Saraswathi, the wisdom
The Eight forms of Divine Goddess is invoked in spiritual ways performing Homam's and Puja's is one of the powerful and effective means of worshipping the Goddess to get her grace and receive her blessings.
Om Im Hreem Shreem Ashta Mahalakshmeem YahAyhee Swaahaa
Sthoola Sookshma Maharowdhre Mahasakthi MahodhareMaha Pape Hare Devi Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe
Maha Lakshmi represents the whole and subtle manifestations of humankind. A great energy conquers evil spirits, destroy sins and karmas, bless wealth and prosperity.
Goddess Ashtalakshmi Maha Homam is a divine auspicious ritual performed to invoke Eight Divine Spirits of Goddess Lakshmi and achieve the eight different aspects of wealth and prosperity. This is worshipped to get the blessings for wealth, creativity, prosperity and material gains. The Homam is performed to clear all the negativities like unfulfilled, discontented, dissatisfied, insufficient, unhappy, financial discomforts, unpreparedness, and be blessed to fulfill all life desires, joy and happiness, achievements and awards, pleasures, successful ventures, Income and Profits, wealth generation, luxury and comforts and long life span. Performing Ashtalakshmi Maha Homam on Shukla Paksha, Purnima Thiti, is very auspicious on a full moon day, "a night of Flourish" invoke divine blessings of Goddess Ashtalakshmi.
Boost to crops, harvest, remove damage and penalization
Invoke Good Fortune to Farmers, remove insecurity, untimely nature
Industry to flourish, ventures to dwindle, remove debts, loss
Accomplish life desires, stabilize achievements, remove inadequacy, shortages
Bless Joy and Happiness, remove pain and sufferings
Profitable bonding, Blissfulness, Wealth and Abundance, remove depression
Goddess Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, fortune and prosperity. The ashtotram are divine verses that hail the goddess who has different names. By offering kumkum or vermillion archana to the goddess, she is easily pleased and grants blessings of wealth, wisdom, boons, fortune, protection and overall prosperity, etc.
Shri Ashtalakshmi Temple is located in Besant Nagar, Chennai and the chief deity is Goddess Sri Mahalaksahmi with her consort Sriman Narayanan (Lord Vishnu) and offering prayers in this temple shall fulfill the desires of the devotees. Performing Puja shall clear all invisible obstacles, trouble and hurdles in life and will be blessed with eight aspects of achievements in life called "Ashtama Siddhis" and eight aspects of wealth in life called "Ashta Iswaryam".
Brass Ashtalakshmi Coin Lamp is a combination of 8 divine aspects of Goddess Ashtalakshmi engraved in the Brass Coin, bonded gracefully the 8 forms of Goddess Lakshmi and the quality of supremacy is admired in the front of the glorious brass lamp, brightens the place of worship with divine tradition, emanate spiritual well-being, emit peace and bless an aura of prosperity.