Varalakshmi also known as Varamahalakshmi Vrata, Varalakshmi Nombu or Varamahalakshmi Vrata (9th August 2019, Friday) is a festival dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi. It is the only festival wherein the goddess grants boons or wish-fulfillment. ‘Vara’ means ‘Boon’, ‘fulfillment of wishes’. On this day, a special Lakshmi puja is performed in order to please the goddess of fortune auspiciousness.
It is mentioned in the Atharva Veda (7:155) that that ‘a thousand Lakshmis are born with the birth of a virtuous and auspicious being’. It means Goddess Lakshmi is associated with auspiciousness and Her divine form Varalakshmi is associated with riches, fortune, wealth and desire fulfillments. Worshipping Goddess Varalakshmi means worshipping Ashtalakshmi that is the eight divine forms of Lakshmi; Goddesses of Wealth (Sri), Earth (Bhu), Learning (Saraswati), Love (Priti), Fame (Kirti), Peace (Shanti), Pleasure (Tushti) and Strength (Shakti).
The Sanskrit word ‘Lakshya’ which means ‘aim’ also comes from ‘Lakshmi’. It signifies our purpose (aim) of life to attain both, material prosperity and spirituality. Lakshmi ji when pleased with the pure heart of Her worshipper bestows upon them the both.
Devotees of Lakshmi ji especially the married women fast on this day for the well-being of their husbands. Fasting is performed on the last Friday ahead of Raksha Bandhan during Shravana Shukla Paksha. So far fasting is concerned, anyone fast on this day but only married women in the states like Andhra Pradesh, certain regions of Maharashtra, Telangana strictly observe fast.
On the day, one can observe fast without taking grains but only water
If water-only fast it difficult to perform, you can take fruits and milk
You may visit a Lakshmi temple and offer prayers. If a temple is not around, you can worship the goddess at your home in the early morning. The idols of Lord Lakshmi should be worshipped with lotus, roses, fruits and dhoop.
You can worship Goddess Lakshmi by using or meditating on energized Lakshmi Yantras.
One can simply meditate on Goddess Lakshmi and chant Her seed mantra: ‘ॐ ह्रीं श्रीं लक्ष्मीभयो नमः॥ Om Hreem Shreem Lakshmibhayo Namah॥
You can also perform a Mahalakshmi Puja under qualified Brahmins. It is a highly recommended activity on this day. The puja includes Kalash Sthapana, Panchang Sthapana (Gauri Ganesh, Punyavachan, Shodash Matrika, Navgraha, Sarvotabhadra), 64 yogini Pujan, Shetrapal Pujan, Swasti Vachan, Sankalpa, Ganesh Pujan and Abhishek, Navgraha Pujan and 108 chants of each planetary mantra, Invocation of major Gods and Goddesses in Kalash, Laxmi Idol Abhishek and Pujan, Laxmi Yantra Puja, Recitation of Lakshmi Suktam, Lakshmi Stotram Mantra and Recitation of Kanakdhara Strotra, Lakshmi Mantra Japa, Laxmi Homa, Aarti and Pushpaanjali.
You can wear a Seven Mukhi Rudrasksha beads as it is ruled by Goddess Lakshmi. Wearing these Rudraksha beads on this day purifies your inner self and strengthens your will power as well as attracts financial opportunities.
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7 Mukhi Rudraksha bead symbolizes Goddess Mahalaxmi, the Goddess of wealth and prosperity. The bead resonates with energies of Goddess Mahalakshmi. It promotes new opportunities and attracts wealth. This seven faced Rudraksha makes the wearer pure and positive and eliminates sufferings.
Largest collection of Lakshmi Idols in Pure Brass, Lead, Stone, Dhokra Metal Art and China Clay. You can install it at home, office or your shop. You can also place the idol on your car’s dash board. It can be gifted to your near and dear ones.
Puja Ingredients (Samagri) Kit
It contains all essential puja ingredients for conducting puja with ease at home or office. Prepared by our learned priests, each ingredient is made of natural and pure items ensuring a divine puja experience. Individually packed and collated in beautiful puja pack, this pack can be used for performing one elaborate puja or daily pujas for few weeks.
Shells and Conches
Discover the collection of rare shells and elegant artefact distinctively handcrafted using natural are rare sea shells. Since ancient times, the sea shells have been associated with Goddess Lakshmi and the Water element which together denote the power of destiny, purity, fertility, birth and wealth. These are ideal to place on centre table or work desk or in cash lockers for attracting luck, harmony and wealth.
Find out the most powerful prosperity Kavach having the 16 Yantras enclosed in a single Kavach made of pure silver. Best for those seeking abundance, prosperity, knowledge and new opportunities at all levels. It may turn around losses into financial gains and relieves the wearer from debt traps.
Lotus Seed Malas
Check our our collection of premium Lotus Seed Malas strung in thread or capped in various silver and gold polished designs. Lotus Seed Mala or the Kamal Gatta Mala is made from lotus seeds.
Buy online our brilliant variety of powerful Meru Shri Yantra crafted in 3-dimentional and pyramidal form in brass, copper or silver. Each of our Yantra is designed with finest finish and accurate geometry, designed after deep study on construction of Yantra as per ancient scriptures.
Check out the auspicious Paduka in different designs and materials such as brass, teakwood, sandalwood and gem mineral.
Chunris form an integral part of Devi Puja. Traditional Chunris are offered to Goddesses or Devis during various Puja ceremonies. The red colour chunri is offered to Goddess Durga, Pink to Goddess Laxmi, White and Red to Goddess Saraswati, Purple and Red to Goddess Mahakali and Orange to Radha and Yellow to Sita.
How to Pray To Goddess Lakshmi in Varalakshmi Vratam:
Everyday prayer includes burning the incense sticks, lighting up an oil lamp and offering one’s obeisance to Her. It is best to use Kamalgata mala and Sphatik mala for chanting and Rose and Lotus flower for offering to Her. One can also use Rudraksha Bead (Seven Mukhi) to chant the mantras. A Seven Mukhi Rudraksha bead is ruled by Goddess Mahalakshmi. Therefore it is highly auspicious to chant the Lakshmi mantras on a mala of Seven Mukhi Rudraksha beads.
One could also chant the following simple mantras on the beads while praying to her:
Om Shring Shriye Namaha Om Shreem Maha Lakshmiyei Namaha
Om Sarvabaadhaa Vinirmukto, Dhan Dhaanyah Sutaanvitah | Manushyo Matprasaaden Bhavishyati Na Sanshayah Om ||
Meaning: We offer our obeisance to Goddess Lakshmi who eradicates all evil forces. Kindly bestow upon wealth, riches and all a prosperous and a better future.
Mantra For Overall Success:
ॐ श्री महालक्ष्म्यै च विद्महे विष्णु पत्न्यै च धीमहि तन्नो लक्ष्मी प्रचोदयात् ॐ ।।
Om Shree Mahalakshmyai Cha Vidraahe Vishnu Patrayai Cha Dheemahi Tanno Lakshmi Prachodayat Om ||
Meaning : “We meditate on the greatest Goddess, Who is the divine consort of Lord Vishnu. Kindly bless us with higher intellect, abundance and prosperity.”
Special Lakshmi Pujas on Vara Lakshmi Vratam
Goddess Lakshmi epitomizes wealth, prosperity, auspiciousness, abundance and fortune. Performing this puja on Varamahalakshmi Vrata or Varalakshmi Nombu is one of the best spiritual activities to attract the grace of Lakshmi ji. She emerged during the Samudra Manthan (churning of the oceans). She is the consort of Lord Vishnu, epitomizing the importance of economic activity for maintenance of life. She is worshipped for blessings of fertility, fortune, purity, beauty, power, generosity, auspiciousness, grace, grandeur, bliss and riches.
Benefits of this puja:
Wealth, abundance, riches and overall prosperity
Harmony and happy family life
Blessings of Goddess Laxmi to reach goals
Laxmi Kuber Puja and Yajna
Perform this Lakshmi Kuber Puja and Yajna on Varalakshmi Vratam to attract the divine grace of Goddess Lakshmi. While Goddess Lakshmi represents auspiciousness, fortune and prosperity, Lord Kubera is the treasurer of material wealth. This Puja is best for those seeking to acquire material growth and prosperity in their profession. This Puja eliminates all the barriers that come on your way of accumulating wealth and money. The Gods of wealth shower on you their blessings along with prosperity. The Laxmi Kuber puja is performed together to obtain the prosperity and drawing new opportunities and sources of income on the festival of Varalakshmi. In the Shiva Purana, it is mentioned that Lord Shiva made Lord Kuber the Lord of wealth after the later performed hard penance to please Shiva. Worshipping Goddess Laxmi and Lord Kuber together is highly beneficial and leads to , financial gains, fortune and economic prosperity.
Benefits of this puja:
For divine grace and blessings of Lord Kuber and Goddess Laxmi
For attracting wealth, money and richness
For wisdom, intelligence, prosperity and materialistic comforts
For success in business and career
Ashta Lakshmi Puja and Yajna
Ashta Lakshmi collectively the the eight divine forms and aspects of Goddess Lakshmi. Ashta Lakshmi signifies eight different manifestations of wealth. Worshipping and performing puja for Ashta Lakshmi on this special festival helps you attract all the forms of wealth. Goddess Ashta Lakshmi is worshipped to attain wealth, both material and spiritual prosperity and abundance.
Benefits of this puja:
Dhan Lakshmi for money and riches
Gaja Lakshmi for elephants and vehicles
Adi Lakshmi for endless prosperity
Vijay Lakshmi for victory, perseverance, courage, and confidence
Dhairya Lakshmi for patience, strategy, planning, objectivity
Dhanya Lakshmi for grain, food, nourishment, and health
Vidya Lakshmi for education and knowledge
Santan Lakshmi for children, legacy, family, friends, well-wishers
Dhan Akarshan Siddh Puja
Dhan Akarshan Siddha Puja is a very powerful puja wherein the four deities Mahalakshmi, Saraswati, Ganesh and Kubera are worshiped for their divine grace. This puja performed on Varalakshmi Vratam festival attracts their blessings for wealth, materialistic comforts, overall prosperity and fortune. Lord Ganesha eliminates all obstacles and bestows wisdom and intelligence for attaining success in new ventures or auspicious ceremonies. Goddess Lakshmi blesses all forms of wealth. Goddess Saraswati is associated with knowledge and arts, representing the purity of true knowledge, speech, wisdom and learning mind to attain proficiency in respective profession. Kubera is the custodian of wealth and by praying to Him one never runs into financial losses and drainage of wealth.Dhan Akarshan Siddha Puja is a very powerful puja wherein the four deities Mahalakshmi, Saraswati, Ganesh and Kubera are worshiped for their divine grace. This puja performed on Varalakshmi Vratam festival attracts their blessings for wealth, materialistic comforts, overall prosperity and fortune. Lord Ganesha eliminates all obstacles and bestows wisdom and intelligence for attaining success in new ventures or auspicious ceremonies. Goddess Lakshmi blesses all forms of wealth. Goddess Saraswati is associated with knowledge and arts, representing the purity of true knowledge, speech, wisdom and learning mind to attain proficiency in respective profession. Kubera is the custodian of wealth and by praying to Him one never runs into financial losses and drainage of wealth.
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