Before sharing the story, we are informing something more about the pooja. We have posted a picture with this part of the article, which is to be placed in the worship area. It can be framed permanently and placed there. This picture is present in the book explaining about this pooja. We have to perform pooja to this picture like we do to the kumbha.
Benefits of Reciting the Story: Sorrow and poverty are removed. Goddess Lakshmi bestows her benevolence. Wealth and prosperity are attained. Progeny gets a long life. All desires are fulfilled.
Different Forms of Goddess Lakshmi: Goddess Lakshmi has several names. Goddess Parvati lives on Mount Everest (Kailash). Sindhu Kanya lives in the milky ocean. Sri Mahalakshmi lives in heaven. Lakshmi lives on the earth. Savitri lives in Brahma Loka. Radhika lives in Goloka. Raseshwari lives in Brindavan. Chandra lives in the sandalwood forest (Chandan Van). Viraja lives in Champaka Van. Padmavati lives in the forest of lotuses. Malati lives in the forest of Malati flowers. Kundadanti lives in Kundavana. Susheela lives in Ketaki Van. Kadambamala lives in Kadamba Van. Raja Lakshmi lives in the king’s palace and Grihalakshmi lives in everybody’s home. Goddess Lakshmi has several such famous names. Chanting these names is important and auspicious before reciting the story.
We will continue the story in the next post.
To be continued…