Varalakshmi Vratham Katha English
Varalakshmi Vratham Procedure includes Anga Puja, Shodashopachar Puja, Thoragrandhi Puja, Mantra Pushpam, Thorabandhanam, Vayana Vidhi, Varalakshmi Vratha Katha, etc. Varalakshmi Vratam is performed on this auspicious day by married women. It is believed to grant long life to their husbands, and great riches to their families.
The procedure of the pooja and Vrata Katha is given here exclusively for you in English.Vrata Poorva Vruttantam:(the origin of the vratam)Sravana masamlo vachhe rendava Sukravaram chesukune vratanneVaralakshmi Vratamani antaru. Varalakshmi Pooja is celebrated on Friday, before the full moon day, in the Tamil Month Aavani/Aadi. Varalakshmi is yet another form of Lord Vishnu’s consort, Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. Varalakshmi is believed to be the one who grants boons (Varam).
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The Pooja can be performed any woman with no restriction of caste or creed. The legend of Varalakshmi Vratham is that Goddess Varalakshmi appeared in a woman devotee named Charumathi’s dream and expressed her satisfaction in the woman’s devotion towards the Goddess.
During this auspicious day, married women gets up early in the morning and decorate their front yards with rangolis. Later they take oil bath and wear new cloths and jewellery. Also they start preparing neivedhyam for the pooja and decorate the kalasam. Every women who has the ritual to perform this viratham will have the Varalakshmi face(Amman mugham) in Silver. As a conclusion to the festivities, they sing praises of the goddess and also invite another married woman to don the role of Lakshmi and offer them sweets. That evening, the neighbours are invited to the home and offered tamboolam. Together they sing hymns in praise of goddess Varalakshmi.
Varalakshmi Vratham Pooja Items List
- Face of Goddess Lakshmi (available in market)
- Haldi (turmeric powder)
- Chandanam (sandal wood paste)
- Akshatha (consecrated rice)
- Betel leaves (Thamalapaakulu)
- Bananas ‐ 12
- Coconut ‐ 3
- Thoram (sacred thread made of 9 strings)
- Dry Date fruits
- New blouse pieces for Kalasham, decoration of puja place
- Maamidi Thoranam (Mango leaves’ garland) & Mango leaves
- Naivedyams (based on your traditional recipes) (Payasam, Purnam Boorelu, Appam, etc)
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