Indian Festivals

Varalakshmi Vrat Pooja

Each month we celebrate different festivals and fast. Hindu Religion comes up with a wide array of festivals and fasts. Varalakshmi fast is one of the prominent fasts celebrated with a lot of happiness and enthusiasm. The fact cannot be ignored that this fast holds great importance. It is quite important to consider accurate timing of Varalakshmi fast so that devotees can have the expected benefits.

A Brief Of Varalakshmi Fast

Varalakshmi fast is celebrated on first or second Friday of the full moon of Shravan month. It falls in the month of July or August. It is important to consider the significance of this Varalakshmi fast. Going with a sophisticated method of worshipping this fast can bring happiness and prosperity to your home. You must check the pooja method to gain the desired results.

Varalakshmi fast and Significance For The Married Women Worshipping It -

Married women take fast to seek blessings from God to have prosperity and happiness to their home. Married women go with Varalakshmi fast especially for the longevity of their kids and husbands. Moreover, Hindu scriptures also explore the significance of this fast. On this special day, it is also considered that worshiping Goddess Lakshmi on this special auspicious day can fetch more happiness and blessings to you. It is also considered that worshipping Varalakshmi fast is equal to worshipping Ashtalakshmi Devi.

Varalakshmi Fast and Its Popularity –

Varalakshmi Vrat is regarded with a lot of love and passion. It holds great importance among the devotes and that is why it is  celebrated with great pomp in these special Indian states including

  •  Andhra Pradesh,
  •  Karnataka,
  • Maharashtra
  • North Tamil Nadu and
  • Telangana.

On this auspicious day, an alternative holiday is also observed in some states but it is not followed in each state. People celebrate it with full devotion.

Ways Of Celebrating Varalakshmi Vratam:

Devotees start preparing for this festival right one day before Varalakshmi fast. It means people do collection all ingredients to make this pooja successful. Varalakshmi Vrat is performed on Friday. Devotees get up early in the morning and take shower. It is needed to wear clean clothes to perform a pooja. After that cleaning is done of house and Pooja Place. Rangoli is made to welcome God and spread positive vibes.

Kalash Decoration is important in this pooja. First, you need to have a "Kalash” made of silver or bronze. It should be decorated using sandalwood to make it pure. It is considered auspicious to make the symbol of Swastik on Kalash.  After that, it should be filled with water or rice along with betel nut, coin, lime and five different sorts of leaves.

It is covered with mango leaves along with coconut on the top of it accomplishing Kalash procedure. Goddess Lakshmi’s picture places and decorated with turmeric powder. After that, Kalash is worshipped following all needed rituals.  Pooja is started with worshipping of Lord Ganesha and Lakshmi. Prashad is prepared at home making sure the cleanliness. Next day, the collected rice in Kalash is mixed with the rice kept the house.