Varalakshmi Vratham 2016: Varalakshmi Puja, Varamahalakshmi Vratham

Varalakshmi Vratam, Varalakshmi Puja, VarMahalakshmi Vratham is an important Lakshmi pooja in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra & Orissa. In 2016, Varalakshmi Vratham (Var Mahalakshmi Puja) date is August 12.

VarLaxmi Vratam is observed on 2nd Friday during the Shravana masam. Because of any reasons, one who could not able to perform the Vratha on second Friday can observe the Var Laxmi Vrata on any Friday in Shravan maas.

Significance and Importance of Varalakshmi Vratam – Vara Laxmi Vratha Mahatmya

Lakshmi is the Goddess of wealth and prosperity. Worshipping Goddess Laxmi during Shravan month is highly auspicious because the whole month is dedicated to the divine couple, Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi. Friday is the most auspicious day for Laxmi Devi. Hence, worshipping Lakshmi Devi on Shravan Shukravar is highly meritorious.

Ashtalakshmi showers their blessings on Vara Laxmi Vratha performers

As the eight forces of the world, known as Ashta Lakshmi – primeval force (Aadi Laxmi), wealth (Dhana Lakshmi), courage (Dhairya Laxmi or Veera Lakshmi), wisdom (Vidhya Laksmi), Children or family development (Santana Laxmi), success (Viajaya Lakshmi), food (Dhanya Laxmi) and strength (Gaja Lakshmi) are dedicated to Goddess Laksmi. Puranas described that observing Vara Laksmi Vratham would bless a woman with all eight energies for life.

Here is the Varalakshmi Vratham Procedure in detail version including Sankalpam, Mantrams, Thora Puja, Thorabandhana Puja Mantram, Vayana daana Mantram, and the list of items required for the puja.

Varalakshmi Vratham 2016 dates in Other countries

Varalakshmi Vratham 2016 date in USA – As per Hawaii, PST, CST, EST, and MST – 12 August

Varalakshmi Vratham 2016 date in UK and other parts of Europe – 12 August

Varalakshmi Vratham 2016 date in UAE and other parts of Gulf countries – 12 August

Varalakshmi Vratham 2016 date in Australia – 12 August

Varalakshmi Vratham 2016 date in New Zealand – 12 August

Varalakshmi Vratham 2016 date in Singapore – 12 August

Varalakshmi Vratham 2016 date in Malaysia – 12 August

Can we do Varalakshmi Puja on First Friday?

Yes, if you have no opportunity to observe Varalakshmi Vratham on 2nd Friday, then you can observe it on first Friday.

Can we do Varalakshmi Puja on Third / Fourth Friday?

If you missed Varalakshmi Vratham due to any reason, you can perform it on any Friday – Third Friday / Fourth Friday.

Varalakshmi Vratham 2016 Puja Muhurtham

Varalakshmi Vratham Procedure: with Mantras, list of items or material required, and Sankalpam

Varalakshmi Vrat Katha (Story of Varmahalakshmi Vrat)

Varalakshmi Vratha Katha in Telugu

Varalakshmi Vratham Puja Procedure in English – PDF Download

Varalakshmi Vratham in Telugu PDF download – Complete puja procedure with Mantras

Shri Varalakshmi Pooja Process

Shri Varalakshmi Pooja Process

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  2. Vedic Folks says:

    Varalakshmi is another form of Lord Vishnu's consort Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth.
    Perform Mahalakshmi Homam for Varalakshmi Vratam
    Get Acquiring Unlimited Wealth In Life..

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    Sir, In august 8th i am not possible to celebrate varamahalakshmi vratha because of Period problem, i am affraid it is possible to celebrate 22 th August 2015. please give the good sugession.

    • Naveen Sanagala says:

      If you have to skip varalakshmi vratham due to unavoidable reasons like this, you can observe it on 3rd or 4th Friday.

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  134. Sundara Kumar KS says:

    dear sir

    i have thru your web site and found very informative this is the first time i have seen

    i updated myself lot of information about the above pooja and your answer on various questions were very useful

    I have one query i hope you can clarify.

    for those who are doing first time this pooja,,,, and not able to do on 31st july for some reasons ,,,,when they can do and what is any other process do it for that

    I know that who are doing reqularly ,,,,incase not able to do they can do it either on 7th or 14th august but for the first time ladies,,,,,she got married in april 2009,,, what is the alternate dates to do the pooja

    kindly clarify please




      Even for the first time, if no alternative is there, she can perform the vrata on any other friday during the Shravan month. There is no fixed date for that. The dates and rituals are set up by Goddess’ devotees and not by the Goddess.

      Hope you have understood.

  135. Bhuvana says:

    i cannot find the varalakshmi vradha mantras in this site. Kindly help me to locate it.

  136. Krishna says:

    Why Varalakshmi Vratam is observed in Sawan mahina? Is there any mythological reason behind that?

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