Saturday, 16 July 2011


This section is meant for informing the browsers about various poojas that are performed according to the Hindu culture and tradition. Our aim is to inform fellow tradition lovers about the details of worshipping a God including the importance of the God, pooja vidhi or the method of worship and the material required for performing the pooja. We will feature the details of one God and pooja vidhi every week. You may note that there are certain differences in the pooja vidhi and the type of material used depending on the regional practices. The details  provided in these columns are general and that are based on the basic rules of worship. Watch out for more information on the basic pillar of the Indian tradition, God in these columns.
Lakshate sarvah anayaa ithi Lakshmi There are eight modes of worshipping Lakshmi depending on the desired outcome.    There are temples of Asta Lakshmi in India. During the beginning of Kaliyuga, Lakshmi who was residing in the bosom of Vishnu, was dislodged due to sage Bhrigu who kicked Vishnu in the chest.  Lakshmi left Vishnu and made Koihapur (Maharastra) her abode. is performed and married women are given kumkum, termeric, blouse pieces and sweets.   Besides the common man, businessmen perform special poojas on this day. is Friday.     On Fridays Friday: Of the seven days of the week the favourite of .    The day is called Jyestaashtami.   This vratam is performed in Maharastra, Karnataka and Telangana in Andhra Pradesh and in  the month of Aswaija, during Sharannavaratri, Saraswati, Mahalakshmi and Mahakali poojas are performed.    These three Goddesses are said to be the incarnations of Aadi Sakti.    Throughout the month of Aswaija particularly on amaavasya golden or silver idols of Lakshmi are worshipped. Vrata.  In the month of Bhaadrapada, on Shuddha Asthami, Lakshmi is worshipped along with her sister , the second Friday is celebrated as The first festival in the month of being the symbolic diety of wealth, on earth, specially in India is worshipped.   In the hymns of Rgveda, Sree Suktam is a hymn to Lakshmi.    In the festivals celebrated in a year there are many exclusively of Lakshmi. .  The owl is her vehicle.    She is seated in a lotus. Whenever Vishnu took incarnations, Lakshmi too accompanied him. who was in the form of a tortoise.   Her father the Sea God gets her married to Vishnu.   Their son is fell in love with During the churning of the ocean were born of another lotus and they have bluish dark complexion.  That is why Parvati is called 'Narayani'. and have a reddish complexion.   Shiva and Saraswati were born of a lotus.   That is why they have white complexion.   and fell into the ocean and when Gods and demons churned the ocean during the samudra manthana, she rose from it once again.   During the initial stages of creation she was born along with Brahma.   That is why , . Due to the curse of sage symbolizes the wealth of   According to Amarakosha the word Lakshmi etymologically means the goddess who watches over every Man.

Asta Lakshmis :

People who desire wealth and prosperity worship Dhanalakshmi.   It is also known as vaibhava lakshmi vrata.  Gajalakshmi Vrata fulfils all desires.  Adilakshmi or Mahalakshmi vrata is for victory in wars, and for legal battles Vijayalakshmi vrata is performed. For all kinds of wealth Aishwarya lakshmi vratha is performed. The eight forms of wealth are 
  1. Wife
  2. Children
  3. House
  4. Servants
  5. MaidServants
  6. Vehicles
  7. Relations
  8. Harvest or Livelihood

Camphor and mantra pushpam at the end Udyaapana is the completion of the pooja for which one has to invite a brahmin or married women and honour them. For performing a vrata, one needs a systematic way of performing according to the process prescribed by the Veda or Puraanaas supported by various mantras, slokas, astottaraas and sahasranaamaas. Women observe most of these Vratas. Lakshmi can be worshipped by a 'Sri yantram' a basic design (Beejaaksharee chitram). For health, courage and power Veeralakshmi vrata is performed. For the house to be bountiful, to facilitate sacrifies (Yagas and yagnas) and good hospitality Dhaanyalakshmi vrata is prescribed.  For progeny Santalakshmi is worshipped. A man who possesses all the above is called a Poorna Purusha.   collyrium, bangles, blouse piece, flowers and coins Naivedyam - Any delicacy, preferably paayasam or sweets A book or audio cassette of Lakshmi Astottaram or Sahasranaamam. A small altar or a platform made of wood A new yellow cloth to seat the deity. Water secured from Ganga,  Godavari and Krishna (orpure water) Two lamps, incense, comphor, fragrance, sandalwood paste, beetal nuts, dates, coconuts Turmeric, vermillion, flowers and unbroken rice. A picture of the Goddess or a small idol.

Goddess Lakshmi, is the Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune, love and beauty . 25 Years old calendar picture.

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