Sri Mahalakshmi Devi Alankaram | Vijayawada Kanakadurga Temple


Alankarams in Durga Devi Temple 2016: Dasara is the most prominent festival, in my view. Today Alankaram is Goddess Sri Durga Devi is Decorated as “Sri Mahalakshmi Devi” Alankaram is worshiped as the goddess at atop of the Indrakeeladri of 7th October during “Ashwayuja Shuddha Shashti” tidhi. She is the Goddess of wealth, wisdom, fortune and prosperity. Sri Maha Lakshmi is blessings her devotees with happiness and prosperity. Goddess Maha Lakshmi is believed to save her devotees from all kinds of money-related sorrows.

Maha Lakshmi Devi Alankaram

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Sri Mahalakshmi Devi

Goddess Maha Lakshmi is described as a fair lady with four arms, standing upon a lotus flower, decorated with precious jewels and fine garments and holding lotus flowers in her both hands. She appears in 8 forms and is well known as Asta Lakshmi. The temple priests adorn her as Goddess Mahalakshmi Devi, who is one of the ‘Thrisakthis’, and is known for her dhairya. She played a vital role in Mahishasura mardhanam. She is well praised and her importance is given in detail in ‘Sri Suktam’, and ‘Lakshmi tantra.’ Sri Mahalakshmi Devi, who is the transfigured form of riches and wealth, appears with lotus in both hands, and ‘varadaabhaya hastha’ (fear not, and blessings) to the devotees.

Sri Lakshmi Alankaram

This alankaram is the most ‘Shubhakara avataaram’ (which brings luck). In this attire,

  • The goddess is decorated with many ornaments.
  • An elephant, which is the symbol of wisdom, it describes a balanced and mature mind, not to be deterred under any condition, is found at her feet.

Sri Mahalakshmi Devi born out of the Ksheera saagara, a sea of milk, when it was churned, showers her devotees blesses with riches, ‘sarva saubhagyas‘ and Ashta Aishwaryas and ‘ashtha siddhis.

Hence, her statues of 8 forms:-

Adi Lakshmi

Gaja Lakshmi

Rajya Lakshmi

Yoga Lakshmi

Vidya Lakshmi

Soubhagya Lakshmi

Amrutha Lakshmi

Kamya Lakshmi is found around the sanctum sanctorum on Indrakeeladri.

Poojas are performed and different kinds of eatables are offered to the goddess as naivedyam.

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