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How Varalakshmi Pooja is performed ?

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Asked by LAYMAN, 20 Aug '10 10:13 am
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Varalakshmi vratam is celebrated with the spirit of reverence to Mother Varalakshmi. Varalakshmi is goddess Lakshmi Herself in the mood of giving boons.

* On the day of Varalakshmi vartam, get up early and have holy bath with scented oils. Take name of Lord Vishnu and oath to observe this vratam with great sanctity. Decorate your house with torans and rangolis in the front yards. Footprints of Lakshmi on thresholds symbolically represent welcoming of goddess Lakshmi.
* Don new clothes and decorate yourself with jewelery. Smear your feet with haldi paste. Wear kumkum on the forehead. All this makes you feel special on the occasion of vratam.
* Observing the correct timings, arrange for kalasha or sacred pot. Fill the kalasha with rice and water symbolizing prosperity. Place mango leaves or betel leaves surrounding it. Then place a coconut smeared with turmeric and vermilion on the kalasha. Place this before the deity of Varalakshmi. Decorate the deity with flowers and l ...more
Answered by anantharaman, 20 Aug '10 10:14 am

 
  
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People wake up early in the morning on Friday and take a bath. Traditionally speaking the waking up time for the puja is the brahma muhurtham. Then the designated puja area and house is cleaned well and a beautiful kolam or rangoli is drawn on the intended place of puja.

Next is the preparation of the kalasham or kalash. A bronze or silver pot is selected and is cleaned thoroughly and a swastika symbol is drawn and is smeared with sandalwood paste. The kalasham pot is filled with raw rice or water, coins, a single whole lime, five different kinds of leaves, and beetle nut. The items used to fill the kalasham vary from region to region and includes turmeric, comb, mirror, small black bangles and black beads.

The kalasham up to the neck is sometimes covered with a cloth and mango leaves are placed on the mouth of the kalasham. Finally, a coconut smeared with turmeric is used to close the mouth of the kalasham. To this coconut, an image of Goddess Lakshmi is fixed or the image of La ...more
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 20 Aug '10 03:07 pm

 
  
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Vara Lakshmi Vrata in sansikrat is known as Varalakshmi Vratam. This is one of the holy events of Hindus. The name itself suggests that this pooja is dedicated to the Goddess Lakshmi. This pooja is always done on the last Friday of the month of Ashadha or Adi, according to English calendar it is the month of July or August. According to Hindus concept Goddess Lakshmi is said to have visited a lady by the name Sarmadi, who was very religious in her dreams. Goddess Lakshmi was impressed of her devotions for her family and blessed her. So, that lady started pooja on every this particular day and other women followed her.

Varalakshmi Vratham Pooja is performed by married womans before the full moon. Varalakshmi Vratham Pooja 2010 is celebrating in southern Indian states. In Tamilnadu Varalakshmi Vratham Pooja celebrations is going well.
Answered by ambed, 20 Aug '10 10:34 am

 
  
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