VaraLakshmi Varatam is celebrated on Friday, 25 August 2023.
Goddesses Varalakshmi is the form of the goddess Mahalakshmi, who represents wealth and prosperity. She is the bestower of auspiciousness, wealth, and health. Varalakshmi Vratham is a sacred practice where young girls and Sumangali women seek the blessings of the Ashtalakshmi, the eight forms of the goddess.
Significance of worshipping the Goddess Lakshmi and performing Varalakshmi Vratham.
The Auspicious Varalakshmi Vratham holds great significance and is always celebrated on a Friday that falls in the Tamil month of Aavani. On this day the Indian Hindu women, including girls, young women and Sumangalis, observe fasting and perform special rituals and Poojas to honour and invoke the blessings of Varalakshmi. Worshipping the goddesses of wealth on this day is very powerful to attract the divine grace of the Ashtalakshmi, bestowing upon devotees with ample blessings of wealth, education, fame, peace, happiness, and strength.
Worshipping with Kalash
Usually the Goddesses is invoked by placing a a holy kalash and decorating it with turmeric and kumkum along with clothes and jewels. Offer flowers and garlands. The goddess is then worshipped by chanting the holy names of the goddesses Lakshmi and offering her neivaithiyam.
Worshipping the Varalakshmi Photo
For those unable to place a Kalash (sacred pot) at home, worshiping the Varalakshmi Photo is a meaningful alternative. The photo is adorned with kumkum , turmeric, flowers, and garlands with devotion.
How to worship Goddesses VaraLakshmi
The ritual begins by creating a Ganesha symbol using turmeric paste, followed by applying sandalwood and kumkum to invoke auspiciousness. Devotees offer flowers and chant the mantra 'Om Gam Ganapathaye Namah' three times. Prayers are offered to the family deity and goddesses Lakshmi. Two Kutthu vilakku ( five-headed lamps) are lit to illuminate the sanctity of the ceremony, and the pooja commences. Naivedyam (food offering) is presented, incense is lit to create a fragrant atmosphere, and the sprinkling of Akshata (yellow-colored rice) and flowers symbolize devotion and reverence during worship.
Benefits of performing Varalakshmi VrathamWorshipping the Varalakshmi brings abundant blessings of wealth and fortune.
The divine grace of Varalakshmi and the Ashtalakshmi encompasses prosperity, the continuity of the family lineage
Unmarried women can be bestowed with Harmonious married lives.
The married women will be bestowed the longevity and well-being of husbands for Sumangali women.
Childless couples who are worshipping the goddesses may receive the divine blessing of a child and hence the happiness of parenthood.
The presence of the Varalakshmi image in the household ensures abundance and invokes the eternal grace of Mahalakshmi.
The worship of Varalakshmi not only attracts material wealth but also spiritual well-being and inner fulfilment.
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