Varalakshmi Vratham, Varalaxmi Puja, Var Mahalaxmi Puja, is an auspicious vratha dedicated to Goddess Varalakshmi who is an aspect of Sri Mahalakshmi. It is observed on second Friday in Shravana masam in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. Varalakshmi vratham 2012 date is July 27. In Kerala, it is observed on the following Friday of Varalakshmi Vratham date in other states.
Ashtalakshmi Puja, Vaibhava Lakshmi Puja, and Sampada Gauri Vratham are also performed on Varalakshmi viratham day in many places.
Varalakshmi Vratham puja is observed in Chingam Month in Kerala calendar 2012-2013. Onam 2012 festival mood will be coincided with Varalakshmi vritham in Kerala.