Ashtalakshmi (Astalaxmi): Eight aspects of Goddess Lakshmi

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Ashtalakshmi (Astalaxmi) are the eight forms or aspects of Goddess Lakshmi. Ashtalakshmi represent the eight sources of wealth. In some scriptures and stotras, list of Lakshmi aspects is included 12 Lakshmi Goddesses. Ashtalakshmi Puja or worship of Ashtalakshmi is considered as highly meritorious vratam for Hindu women. Adi Lakshmi¬†–¬†Adi Lakshmi is the first form of […]

Vijaya Lakshmi (Goddess of Victory)

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Vijaya Lakshmi is one of the forms of Ashta Lakshmi. She is the Goddess of Victory. She is often depicted as having eight arms and seen in a red dress. She holds a shankha , chakra, sword, shield, lotus and pasha in her hands. In her other two hands, she gestures the abhaya and varada […]