The Third day of the Dasara festival is dedicated to Sri MahaLakshmi Devi. Sri MahaLakshmi is such a special Goddess. She is a magical and practical. She is a living Goddess. She brings a sense of greater fortune in the darkest moments. MahaLakshmi is commonly under stood to represent Goddess Lakshmi. Once who governs prosperity, happiness, beauty and love.While MahaLakshmi has all of these qualities.Wealth includes nobel values of life, power of mind and in intellect. She is seen in two forms. Bhudevi and Sridevi. Bhudevi is the representation and totality of the material world or energy. Sridevi is the spiritual world or energy. Most people are mistaken that they are separate beings, although they are one. Lakshmi is the power of Lord Vishnu.
Goddess MahaLakshmi is identified as as a deity of beauty, good luck, power, wealth and abundance. She is worshipped on Navaratri and Depawali. Lakshmi is a Goddess who brings all good things to light and to life. Goddess Lakshmi likes neatness and cleanliness. Hindu Goddess Lakshmi not only bestows wealth and all sorts of material prosperity, but also imparts divine wisdom to all her devotees, she is ‘Vidya Shakti’.
Lakshmi, like many Hindu deity, is often pictured as a beautiful Indian woman, with big dark eyes and with four arms and clad in sari, in a form that is very feminine and full. She sits or stands on her lotus pink throne. She usually has two lotuses in her back hands, her two front arms offer blessing to her devotees.Lakshmi exists in a dimension far beyond our human struggles and sadness. From where she sits on her sacred lotus, she can guide us to greater fortune, deeper love relation ships and more joy. Because, she is also considered a Great Mother Devi, she can guide us from the darkness, into the light.
Friday are cosidered auspicious for Lakshmi Puja. She is always accompanied by elephants throwing water on her as a mark of respect. She is also many times seen riding an owl, who is her main Vahana. Daily chanting Lakshmi Gayatri for good prosperity. Do it with whole hearted love on the Goddess. The powerful Lakshmi Gaytri Mantra is ….
“Om MahaLakshmyai Cha Vidmahe,
Vishnu Patnyai Cha Dhimahi,
Tanno Lakshmi Cha Prachodayt”.
May Goddess MahaLakshmi Bless All its Viewers.