Women performed Varamahalakshmi pooja at Mangaladevi temple

9:37 PM, Friday, August 9th, 2019

varalakshmi poojaMangaluru : Varamahalakshmi pooja performed at Mangaladevi temple to Goddess Lakshmi with money, gold, silver, and jewelry on Friday, August 09.

Large number of married women visited the temple wearing grand saree, gold orgnaments and offer puja by reciting the hymns while sprinkling the pinch of ‘Kumkum’ (Vermillion Powder) to the lamp placed in the centre of a group. This is performed by married women for the longevity of their husband.


varalakshmi poojaThe ladies of the community offer special worship on this day by decorating the house with flowers and inviting neighbors to participate in the pooja. They offer flowers, clothes, sweets, and fruits, sing hymns in praise of the goddess, and pray for the well being of family members.

Vrata is a festival to propitiate the goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Vishnu, one of the Hindu Trinity. Varalakshmi is one who grants boons (Vara).

Varamahalakshmi Pooje The Hindu festival going by the name ‘Vara maha Lakshmi Vrata’ is celebrated on the Second Friday or the Friday before full moon day – Poornima in the month of Shravana, which corresponds to the Gregorian months of July–August.

varalakshmi poojaVaramahalakshmi Vrata is performed by married woman for the well being of all the family members, especially husband, to get progeny etc. It is believed that worshiping Goddess Varalakshmi on this day is equivalent to worshiping Ashtalaksmi – the eight goddesses of Wealth, Earth, Learning, Love, Fame, Peace, Pleasure, and Strength. Because of the popularity in some states of India.

Special poojas were held in temples dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi in Kateel Durgaparameshwari, Boloor Mariyamma Temple and Manila Sri Dhama Mahalakshmi Temple.

All the Devi temples in Mangaluru and Udupi districts offered special ceremonies of worship.

Women usually visit their neighbours and relatives to exchange sweets, flowers, and Prasadam. There are some ardent devotees who organize elaborate oblations, invite hundreds of women, and arrange feast for the visitors on this day.

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