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Goddess of the Day: Lakshmi

February 2, 2010

Beautiful Lakshmi.

Lakshmi is the Hindu Goddess of beauty and wealth.  She is the embodiment of grace, charm and purity, and represents generosity, prosperity, and material success.  She has beautiful golden skin and 4 arms.  Her hands drip coins (as my amazing teacher Yogeswari says) and hold lotus blossoms.  She is a mother goddess (meaning you can add the prefix Mata which means mother, to her name) and the lotus blossoms she holds indicate her fertility and beauty.

In Hindu mythology, Lakshmi took refuge in a sea of milk, when the Gods and Goddesses were exiled.  She was reborn again during the churning of the ocean and all of the Gods immediately fell in love with her when they laid eyes on her enrapturing beauty.  Her hand in marriage was given to Vishnu, the great sustainer, and as his wife, she is his female counterpoint.

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  1. February 5, 2010 6:52 pm

    Lakshmi. Power. Goddess. Inspiration of the nature of wealth. Giver of spiritual and metaphysical abundance. Development of siddhi, Golden Body, and Power and Fame.

    Her power mantra “Aum Shrem Mahalaskmiyea Swaha” bestows graces unparalleled.

    Open up divinity by locking into her majestic personality.

  2. February 8, 2010 11:55 pm

    Wow… thank you!! You are so knowledgeable, what a treat!

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    February 10, 2010 8:57 pm

    NAMASTE! Kyle. you are amazing.

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