Things you need to know about Varalakshmi Vratam 2022

The festival is also called Vara Mahalakshmi Vrata, which is observed on the second Friday or the Friday before the full moon day in the month of Shravana.
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Varalakshmi Vratam is an auspicious festival to celebrate Goddess Lakshmi. Varalakshmi is the Goddess who gives boons, which means Vara. The festival is an important pooja that has been performed by married and unmarried women living in the southern states of India such as Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. The festival is also called Vara Mahalakshmi Vrata, which is observed on the second Friday or the Friday before the full moon day in the month of Shravana.

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Varalakshmi Vratam Pooja is done by women for their own wellness and also for the well-being of their family members. It is said that worshipping Goddess Varalakshmi on this beautiful day is equal to praying to Ashtalakshmi Goddess, which are the eight goddesses of wealth, earth, love, wisdom, fame, peace, contentment, and strength. 

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Some states also have declared the day to be an optional holiday due to increasing practices being followed by women. Lord Shiva had described the Varalakshmi Vratham pooja, thus giving it more importance. People who observe this vratham pooja will get rid of their pains, and sadness, and also their financial troubles will go off. There will be peace and harmony at the home.

It is acknowledged that the eight forces of the planet are known as Ashta Lakshmi and they are:

  1. Aadi Lakshmi (Force)
  2. Dhan Lakshmi (Wealth)
  3. Dhairya Lakshmi (Courage)
  4. Santaan Lakshmi (Children)
  5. Vidhya Lakshmi (Wisdom)
  6. Vijaya Lakshmi (Success)
  7. Dhaanya Lakshmi (Food)
  8. Gaja Lakshmi (Strength)

A prayer you can recite on this auspicious day:

1. Om Shree Mahalakshmyai Cha Vidmahe Vishnu Patnyai Cha Dheemahi

Tanno Lakshmi Prachodayat Om॥

2. Om Hreem Shreem Lakshmibhayo Namah॥

Goddess Varalakshmi is the wife of Lord Vishnu and one of the forms of Goddess Mahalakshmi. As per a story, it is said that Varalakshmi came from the Kshir Sagar and had an appearance of the milky ocean as she was dressed in the same way. Thus, women devotees who take this Varalakshmi Vratham Pooja will have all their wishes fulfilled. They also can pray well for the long life of their male family members.

Here are some amazing Happy Varalakshmi Vratham Messages that you can share on WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook:

May Goddess Lakshmi fill your life with wealth, health, and freedom. Happy Varalakshmi Vratham Pooja 2022.

May this Varamahalakshmi Vratham give you prosperity and happiness in life. Happy Varalakshmi Vratham 2022.

May Goddess Varalakshmi shower a lot of blessings on you and your family on this wonderful day and year ahead. Happy and blessed Varalakshmi Vratham.

May Goddess Varalakshmi bless all women who keep a fast on this great occasion. Happy and peaceful Varalakshmi Vratham to you and your family.

May all your dreams come true and may you get all that you want in life. Happy Varalakshmi Vratham 2022.

Happy Varalakshmi Vratham to you. I know keeping a fast and doing all the rituals related to the festival has been a tiring job for new beginners. But there is always delight and pleasure in anything that you do to keep Goddess happy. Hope she blesses you and your family members with all that you all desire in life.