Millions of devotees across the world worship Laxmi Devi on Friday for wealth, good luck and happiness. As per Hindu mythology, Laxmi Devi is the consort of Lord Vishnu. Legend has it that the divine Goddess emerged from the cosmic ocean when the Devas and Asuras churned it for obtaining Amrit. After emerging from the ocean, Goddess Laxmi chose Lord Vishnu as her husband in a swayamwara ceremony.
Important Temples Dedicated to Goddess Laxmi
There are a number of temples dedicated to Laxmi Devi in India. Some of the most famous Laxmi Devi temples are Mahalaxmi Temple, Kolhapur; Mahalaxmi Temple, Mumbai; Laxmi Devi Temple, Doddagaddavalli, Karnataka; Sripuram golden temple, Tamil Nadu; Laxmi Temple, Khajuraho; Sri Ashtalaxmi temple, Chennai; Goravanahalli Laxmi Temple, Karnataka, Mahalaxmi Temple, Gubbi, Karnataka; Sri Kanchi Kamakshi Amman Temple, Tamil Nadu and Laxmi Kuberar Temple, Tamil Nadu.
Different Names of Goddess Laxmi
Goddess Laxmi is addressed by a number of names. The most popular ones are Nandini, Mahakanya, Janaranjani, Nityagata, Anantanitya, Swaprakasha swaroopini, Nitya Prakashini, Bhaktanugrahakarini, Mahamaya, Maheshwari, Mahadevi, Shakti, Tripura, Swaprakashatma-roopini, Hamsaa, Vagishwari, Trilochana, Vagdevi, Karali, Vagishwari, Kamakshi, Kamada, Chandika, Tilotamma, Shubha, Chamunda, Chandarupesha, Karalavaktranta and Maharatri.
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