Goddess Lakshmi is the archetype of Wealth and Prosperity. She is consort of Lord Vishnu, the maintainer and preserver of Universe. When you pray to her, she provides you with material wealth, beauty, spiritual growth and happiness. She empowers you to realize your goal by enhancing your awareness. She brings transformative energies that increase prosperity consciousness in you. This archetype of affluence and beauty is the overlord of planet Venus.
Apart from her devotees who feel naturally connected to her with special reverence, others who can pray to her for specific blessings are:
Praying to Goddess Lakshmi online can bring the following benefits:
Goddess Lakshmi can be worshipped on Fridays, and on auspicious days of 5th and 11th Moon phases.
You can also participate in real time Lakshmi homa or puja performed with elaborate rituals amidst Vedic chants by priests in India.
Sage Durvasa, the son of sage Atri, once went to Indraloka to meet Indra. On his way to Indra’s palace, Durvasa met Indra riding on his elephant Airavat and presented him a garland of Parijat flowers. Indra being careless, the garland fell on the ground and the elephant stepped on it. This came to the notice of the sage and made him extremely angry. He cursed Indra that as he has become arrogant on enjoying lot of wealth and prosperity, he will soon turn into a pauper. Soon, Durvasa’s curse began to have its effect, Goddess Lakshmi left Indra and signs of poverty began to appear. Indra, along with other deities visited Brahma to seek his help who again visited Vishnu for a solution to get relieved of poverty.
Lord Vishnu suggested churning of the primordial Milky Ocean to bring back Goddess Lakshmi. He suggested the Gods to take help of the demons (asuras) in churning the ocean. Vishnu suggested churning the ocean with help of mount Mandara and tying Vasuki snake around it. He himself would incarnate as tortoise or Kurma avatar to hold the mountain on his back. As churning of the ocean took place, the treasures of this world began to surface and Goddess Lakshmi emerged seated on a full bloomed lotus floating on the water. She decided to stay in the heart of Vishnu, so that she can bless all the three worlds with prosperity and happiness.