|Member of Tridevi|
|Other names||Sri, Narayani, Bhagavati, Padma, Kamala, Vaishnavi|
|Affiliation||Devi,Adi parashakti,Tridevi, Ashta Lakshmi, Durga|
|Mantra||।।ॐ श्रीं श्रियें नमः ।।|
|Symbols||Padma (Lotus), gold, coins, elephants|
|Mount||Owl and Elephant|
|Festivals||Diwali (Lakshmi Puja), Navratri, Sharad Purnima, Varalakshmi Vratam|
|Siblings||Jyestha or Alakshmi|
Lakshmi is the goddess of money, wisdom and good luck in Hinduism. Most Hindus pray to her on Diwali, which is a festival in India. She is regarded as an equivalent goddess of Emoinu, her Meitei counterpart.
She also has several avatars (means a god coming to the earth in the form of a human being or in any other form). Her husband is the Hindu god Vishnu but her other avatars are usually married to Vishnu's avatars:
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Further reading[change | change source]
- Kinsley, David R. (1987). Hindu Goddesses: Visions of the Divine Feminine in the Hindu Religious Tradition. ISBN 978-81-208-0379-4.
- Saraswati, Swami Satyananda; Saraswati, Swami Vittalananda; Saraswati, Mata Parvatinanda (2001). Laksmi Puja and Thousand Names. AuthorHouse. ISBN 978-1-887472-84-5.