VARALAKSHMI POOJA

VARALAKSHMI POOJA AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE PART 1

1.This year Varalakshmi Pooja should be celebrated on Friday 8th August 2014
2.Varalakshmi pooja will always occur on a friday before poornima
3.On this day Sumangali ladies worship Goddess Mahalakshmi

SIGNIFICANCE:-

1.Some Ladies Invite Mahallakshmi on the previous day that is Thursday.The image of the mahalakshmi is placed on a Kalasa
2.The Kalasa is filled with rice that is symbollicaly showing the Paddy
3.Coins are put into the Kalasa.This symbollically represents not only asking for wealth but also for savings
4.Bettle,Bettle nuts and turmeric pieces and also put inside the Kalasa
this symbollically represents our prayer for Mangalya bhakya

VARALAKSHMI POOJA PART 2

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The Kalasa is decorated with Banana leaves and a coconut is placed in the middle of the banana leaf

The banana leaf drive away evil spirits

The top Portion of the cocount will remove all our sins

Some other ladies will invite mahalakshmi on Morning of Friday.This will be done from entrance of the house to the pooja place inside the room.Before inviting her from the entrance Mahalakshmi should be worshiped with a small prayer

After the small prayer
a. Dupa
b.deepa
c.Nivethya
d.Karpuraarthi
d.Pushpanjalli should be performed in the above mentioned order

VARALAKSHMI POOJA PART 3

The person who does the pooja must wear a saree in MADISAR FORM.This is because the folding of the madisar helps to prevent earth’s vibration and gravitation

The performer should sit on a plank.This will further reduce the earth vibration

After doing Ganapathy pooja and Kalasa pooja Mahalakshmi pooja should be done

After the pooja Mangala sutra with grantis should be tied on the right hand

The tying should be done after doing the granti pooja by an elderly person

Summangli should be invited to the function and they should be given beetlw nuts fruits and cocount

Cocount giving is equivalent to donating a cow

In the evening again Dupa,Deepa Nivedhanam Karpura aarth all should be done to Mahalakshmi

And then the image should be removed from the Kalalsa and placed in a rice container

It should be taken out on Sunday MorningImage
After inviting her inside Mahalakshmi kalasa should be placed on the leaf and further decoration can be done.This include putting Jewels on the image and dressing her and covered with a blouse bit