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Ashtalakshmi - The 8 Forms of Lakshmi


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Ashtalakshmi - The 8 Forms of Lakshmi
Veera-Lakshmi: As the names suggests (Veera = valor or courage), this form of Goddess Lakshmi is the bestower of courage and strength, and power. Veera-Lakshmi is worshiped to gain valor and strength to overpower formidable adversaries in war or simply overcome the difficulties of life, and lead a life of stability. She is depicted as eight-armed, wearing red garments, and carrying a discus, a conch, a bow, an arrow, a trident or sword, a gold bar or sometimes a book; the other two hands are in abhaya and varada mudra.

Veera-Lakshmi or Dhairya-Lakshmi Prayer Song: Lyrics of the hymn or stotram dedicated to this form of Lakshmi

Jayavaravarshini, Vaishnavi, Bhaargavi Mandhrasvaroopini, Manthramaye, Suraganapoojitha, Sreeghraphalapradha Jnaanavikaasini, Shaastramathe, Bhavabhayahaarini, Paapavimoochani Saadhujanaasritha Paadhayuthe, Jaya Jaya He, Madhusoodhana Kaamini Dhairyalakshmi, Jaya, Paalayamaam ||

Listen / Download - Ashta-Lakshmi Stotra (MP3)

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