Mother Lakshmi is very pleased by observing Mahalakshmi fast. Worshiping Goddess Lakshmi on this day will fulfill all your wishes.
Maa Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, and these fasts and rituals are performed to please Maa Lakshmi and attain prosperity and happiness. It is celebrated on the Ashtami of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month of Hindu lunar calendar.
Mahalaxmi Vrat 2021: Date and Time
Ashtami Tithi is starting from 13th September at 03:10 PM
Ashtami date will end on September 14 at 01:09 pm
In Hinduism, Uday Tithi is considered for celebration, hence the fast will be observed on 14th September by many devotees.
Mahalaxmi Vrat 2021: Significance
The Bhavishya Purana states that when the Pandavas lost their wealth in gambling at the hands of the Kauravas, Yudhishthira, the eldest of the Pandavas, asked Lord Krishna about the way to obtain wealth. Lord Krishna advised to observe Mahalakshmi fast.
Mahalakshmi Vrat starts from Ashtami Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month. It is celebrated four days after Ganesh Chaturthi. Mahalakshmi Vrat is observed for sixteen consecutive days. This fast is observed to please Goddess Mahalakshmi for wealth and prosperity.
Durva Ashtami fast is also kept on this day, on this day Durva grass is worshipped. The Ashtami of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month is also celebrated as Radha Jayanti or Radha Ashtami. This day is also celebrated as Jyeshtha Devi Puja and is worshiped for three consecutive days.
Mahalaxmi Vrat 2021: Worship Method and Rituals
After getting up early in the morning, take a bath and clean the place of worship.
This is a one day fast, so take a pledge for it.
– Install the idol of Mahalakshmi on a platform.
Shree Yantra is kept near the idol.
A kalash filled with water is placed in front of the idol, it is a symbol of prosperity.
Offer flowers, fruits and naivedya to the goddess.
Light a ghee lamp and incense.
Read the story, hymn and pray.
In the end, aarti is performed to please the goddess.
After the worship in the evening, the fast ends.
Mahalaxmi Vrat 2021: Mantra
1. Lakshmi Beej Mantra
Om Hrim Shree Lakshmibhyo Namah
2. Mahalaxmi Mantra
Om Shree Shree Kamle
Kamallaye Prasad Prasad
Om Shri Shri
3. Lakshmi Gayatri Mantra
Om Shri Mahalakshmiye Cha Vidmahe Vishnu Patnai Cha Dhimahi Tanno Lakshmi Prachodayat Om
Note- The information given here is based on religious beliefs and folk beliefs, there is no scientific evidence for this. It has been presented here keeping in mind the general public interest.
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