Maa Laxmi, is one of the most sought-after goddess’ in Hinduism. She is considered the goddess of wealth, prosperity and fortune. Maa Laxmi is the daughter of Maa Durga and wife and shakti of Lord Vishnu. Laxmi is also an important goddess for the Jains and is found in Jain temples. She is also considered the goddess of fortune and abundance among Buddhists. Each day, numerous Laxmi Devi images in HD quality are downloaded world over for worship.
Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess for wealth & prosperity . She is the wife and active energy of God Vishnu, who is Supreme God. You can watch Images of all God. God Lakshmi has 4 hands which represent 4 goals of human life which are – dharma, kāma, artha, and moksha. Download Maa Laxmi Images in HD Quality.
Laxmi is also known as Sri or Thirumagal as she is gifted with six divine and auspicious qualities, or gunas, and is the divine strength of her husband, Lord Vishnu. Hinduism believes that she was born out of the churning of the primordial ocean (Samudra manthan).
When Vishnu had descended on the Earth taking the avatars of Lord Rama and Lord Krishna, Lakshmi descended as his consort. According to the ancient scriptures, all women are considered as the embodiments of Lakshmi.
The marriage and relationship shared between Maa Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu as husband and wife, is the paradigm for rituals and ceremonies for the groom and bride in Hindu weddings. Maa Laxmi is often worshipped along with Ganesha, the Lord of Wisdom.
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The Depiction of Maa Laxmi
In Indian art form, Maa Lakshmi is depicted as a golden colored woman, elegantly dressed, showering prosperity. If you look at Maa Laxmi images, she is depicted in a red costume, denoting continuous activity, or golden costume, which represents fulfillment. She wears gold ornaments and a crown having golden ruby-studs.
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She has long, dark and wavy hair. Her right-hand shows the Abhaya mudra or the Gyan mudra and her left arm hold a pot full of gold. Her left hand is holding a paddy sheaf. She has an owl as her vehicle, which signifies the importance of economic activity in the maintenance of life, and also her ability to work, move and prevail in the confusing darkness.
She is portrayed as standing or sitting like a yogin on a lotus pedestal and also holds a lotus in her hand, which is a symbolism for self-knowledge, fortune, and spiritual liberation.
Her four hands represent the four goals of human life which are considered very important in Hinduism. They are dharma, kāma, artha, and moksha. Diwali and Sharad Purnima festivals are celebrated in honor of her. Maa Laxmi photo download and worshiping it, will help in making you prosperous.
Names with its Meaning of Maa Laxmi
Maa Laxmi has numerous names, some of which are:
Kamala, Padmahasta, Padmasundari, Padmakshi, Sri, Ambika, Manushri, Mohini, Kamalika, Aishwarya, Lalima, Indira, Madhavi, Sujata, Prachi, Haripriya, Maheshwari.
Maa Laxmi images are present in almost every Hindu household making her essentially a domestic deity. They worship her as a symbol of providing for the prosperity and well-being of the entire family. Maa Laxmi images are traditionally worshipped on Fridays.