BanglaHunt Desk: Lakshmi is an adored Hindu goddess. The consort of Lord Vishnu is the goddess of wealth, spiritual wealth, good fortune and beauty. We see the owl as the vehicle of the goddess. Apart from Hinduism, images of Goddess Lakshmi can also be seen in Jain monuments. However, this goddess is more worshiped in Hindu homes. Especially on the day of Diwali, Alakshmi Puja and on the day of Kojagari Purnima, Kojagari Lakshmi Puja is performed in almost every house.
Everyone hopes for happiness, peace and wealth in the world. Everyone wants to be happy with their family. Let there be no shortage in the world. That is why Mata Lakshmi is worshiped every Thursday in Hindu families. Happiness, peace and wealth come to the world by the grace of Goddess Lakshmi. However, Goddess Lakshmi is very fickle. He does not stay in one place for long. So many times when Lakshmi Ganesha is worshiped together, happiness, peace, wealth and good intellect also emerge.
The meditative mantra of Goddess Lakshmi is- “Om Pashakshamalikambhoja-srnivirshamya-saumyayo :.
Padmasanasthang Dhyayechch Shriyang Trailokyamataram.
Gauravarnang surupanch sarvalankar-bhusitam.
Raukmapadma-bygrakarang bardang dakshinen tu “.
Bengali Hindus mainly worship Goddess Lakshmi weekly every Thursday. This puja is performed by the housewives of the house. After bathing and worshiping in pure clothes and invoking Lakshmi Tagore with one mind, the Lord responds to the call of His devotees. At the end of the puja, one has to recite 'Lakshmi Panchali' with flowers and bills in hand
It is said that on a Dolpurnima night, Narad went to Vaikuntha and told Lakshmi and Narayan about the sorrow of the mortals. Lakshmi Devi said that this is the consequence of human misdeeds. But at the request of Lakshmi Devi Naradamuni, she came to the mortal world to preach Lakshmibrata to alleviate the sufferings of the people. He came to the mortal world and saw a rich merchant named Dhaneshwar living in Abanti Nagar. After the death of his father, his mother was going to commit suicide due to property problems among his sons. Then Goddess Lakshmi sent him back home with the advice to do Lakshmi Vrata.
Then Dhaneshwar's wife performed Lakshmibrata with her daughters-in-law. And then all the sorrows of their world were gone. In this way the greatness of Goddess Lakshmi gradually spread all over the world beyond the city of Avanti. Again by the grace of Goddess Lakshmi the rent of man is never zero. That is why Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped for the happiness, peace and wealth of the world.