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LAKSHMI

Goddess of Auspiciousness

Lakshmi is the goddess ofauspiciousness. She is always with her husband Lord Narayana. She is the pinnacle of chastity. When Vishnu assumed separate incarnations, she also took birth tobecome his wife. For example, in the incarnation as Rama, Lakshmi became Sita; in the incarnation as Krishna, she was born as Rukmini. According to ancient legends, she resides in the chest of Vishnu. There fore, Vishnu is called Srinivasa. One in whom 'Sri' (Lakshmi) resides is Srinivasa.

Lakshmi is worshipped with the names of Mahalakshmi, Varamahalakshmi, Dhanalakshmi and Amritalakshmi during observance of religious rites. Friday is the most auspicious day for, worshipping Lakshmi. Even among Fridays, the Fridays of the month of Ashadha are considered best. Varamahalakshmi religious rites are
observed on the Friday in the month of Shravana. On Thursdays in the month of Margashirsha also special Lakshmi - poojas are observed. Dhanalakshmi is worshipped on new moon day in the month of Ashwayuja.

It is said that wherever there arekingdoms, wealth, fame and prosperity derived by the grace of Lakshmi, their Lakshmi settles down. There are numerous tales in legends where the wealth bestowed by Lakshmi, in appreciation of worship, is Itself considered as Lakshmi. Although she has been staying with Vishnu from time immemorial, there are stories telling when she was born and when she incarnated. Let us get to know some of these stories.

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Lakshmi- Goddess Of wealth. Wife of Maha Vishnu
About Lakshmi
Introduction
Prayer To Lakshmi
You are Here! Goddess Of Auspiciousness
Bhargavi
'Samudratanaya'
"Chrun The Sea"
Obstacles
Lakshmi Appears
Mother of the Universe
Lakshminirisimha
Lakshmi Is Symbolic Of Virtue, Righteousness And Truth
Vedavati
Sita
Tulasi
Rukmini
Padmavati
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