Q1. Which side should Lakshmi face?
Lakshmi should always be kept in the north or northeast direction of the room. If
the idol or photo is kept in the eastern part then the goddess Lakshmi would face towards the
east-west. The performer of puja should never face south.
should always be seated to the right of Ganesh. Any mistake in this matter is
believed to bring a bad omen.
is generally advised that the Lakshmi charan paduka should be placed at the
main door. To symbolize Goddess Lakshmi entering the building. The
footprints should face the interior of the house and should be directed inside
Q2. Can we keep standing Lakshmi idol
keep standing Lakshmi's idol at home. Standing Lakshmi is
known as Chanchala, the eternally restless one. One should never keep the image
of Lakshmi standing in the house; she will get tired and run away. One will not
get the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi for long.
it is advisable to keep images of Lakshmi Mata comfortably seated on the lotus.
Laxmi sitting on a kamalasana is the best posture to bring stability and growth
to your wealth. Apart from this, it is considered auspicious to have an
elephant or a pair of elephants with Lakshmi Mata. One should also avoid
keeping the photo or idol of goddess Lakshmi with her ride, the owl.
Q3. What do the four hands of Goddess Lakshmi
The Vedic scriptures
describe Goddess Lakshmi, the Goddess of
fortune, sitting or standing on a full-blown lotus flower. She is elegantly
dressed in a red saree and is decorated with beautiful ornaments. Her bodily
complexion resembles the color of molten gold and she possesses four arms that
represent the four goals of the human form of life which are: Dharma
(righteousness), Artha (pursuit of wealth), Kaam (emotional fulfillment), and
Moksha (freedom from the cycle of birth and death).
we give Lakshmi idol to others?
Giving a Lakshmi
idol to loved ones is considered very auspicious for the receiver as well
as the giver. Goddess Lakshmi is the internal potency and eternal consort of
Lord Vishnu, and therefore, she is considered a very important deity in the
Vaishnava Sampradaya. She is revered as the Goddess of fortune and she blesses her
pure devotees with both material and spiritual wealth. It is believed that her
mercy is the way to achieve the lotus feet of Lord Vishnu
and thus, she should be worshiped with great reverence. When you spread the
love of Godhead with others not only are they benefited, but you also receive
some spiritual credits.
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