Varamahalakshmi Vratam or Varamahalakshmi Pooja is fallen on August month which is touted as the most promising festivals for married women. This day is celebrated by worshipping Goddess Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity, who is a consort of Lord Vishnu.
The day and the festival Varalakshmi Vratham is mainly celebrated in the southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
Married women perform Varamahalakshmi Pooja for the well being of her family and her husband’s.
Offering puja and Praying to Varalakshmi is believed to be equal to worshipping Ashtalakshmi, the eight goddesses of Wealth (Sri), Earth (Bhu), Learning (Saraswati), Love (Priti), Fame (Kirti), Peace (Shanti), Pleasure (Tushti) and Strength (Pushti) and the festival Varamahalakshmi Vratam is all about that.
According to the mythological stories, Varalakshmi was incarnated from the milky ocean or the Kshir Sagar. Varalakshmi is often described as someone having the complexion of the milky ocean.
At the same time as mainly women observe fast on this day, some men also take part. While the pooja for Varalakshmi is very akin to that of Mahalakshmi pooja, there are also Dorak and Vayana.
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A holy thread which is tied during Varalakshmi Pooja is regarded as the Doraka and sweets offered to Varalakshmi is called as the Vayana.
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Varalakshmi Pooja is performed throughout a specific time or Lagna for long-lasting opulence. Whilst any suitable time can be select anyway for the Varalakshmi Puja, but mostly people choose the time evening to do the puja as this is the most appropriate time to worship Goddess Lakshmi.
As per Hindu legends, Lord Parameswara asked his wife Parvathi to perform the prayers in order to have prosperity and happiness for the family.
That’s why all Hindu married women started praying for the well being of their families follow Parvathi. As per another myth, Goddess Mahalakshmi appeared in the dreams of one of her devotees where all married women asked her for her wishes, Charumathi was overwhelmed to see her devotion for her family.
Charumathi’s family supported her to perform special prayers for Mahalakshmi post which women in her village followed suit. Eight forces or energies come together that is regarded as the Ashta Lakshmis or the right Lakhshmis of the Hindus.