Varalakshmi Festival 2020
Varalakshmi Vratam on Friday, July 31, 2020
Simha Lagna Puja Muhurat = 7:11 AM to 9:23 AM
Vrishchika Lagna Puja Muhurat = 1:48 PM to 4:04 PM
Kumbha Lagna Puja Muhurat = 7:56 PM to 9:29 PM
Vrishabha Lagna Puja Muhurat = 12:52 AM to 02:27 AM on August 01
About Varalakshmi Vratam
Varalakshmi Pooja & Varalakshmi Nombu is an important Hindu festival celebrated in the honour of Goddess Lakshmi.
Varalakshmi vratam or fast is primarily observed by married women to receive blessings from Varalakshmi, a manifestation of Goddess Lakshmi. Varalakshmi is the bestower of ‘Var’ or ‘Varam’ meaning boons.
Varalakshmi Puja day is one of the significant days to worship the goddess of wealth and prosperity. Varalakshmi, who is the consort of Lord Vishnu, is one of the forms of Goddess Mahalakshmi. Varalakshmi was incarnated from the milky ocean, popularly known as Kshir Sagar. She is described as having the complexion of milky ocean and adorns similar color clothe
Varalakshmi Vrat is suggested not only for women but also for men. However, in Andhra, Telangana and Maharashtra regions, Varalakshmi fasting in mainly performed by married women only. The Varalakshmi fasting is performed with the desire of worldly pleasures and it includes children, spouse, luxury and all sorts of earthly pleasures.
Varalakshmi Vratam is very popular fasting and Puja day in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. In these states, Varalakshmi Puja is performed mostly by married women for the well-being of husband and the other family members. It is believed that worshipping Goddess Vara-Lakshmi on this day is equivalent to worshipping Ashtalakshmi i.e. the eight Goddesses of Wealth (Sri), Earth (Bhu), Learning (Saraswati), Love (Priti), Fame (Kirti), Peace (Shanti), Pleasure (Tushti) and Strength (Pushti).
When is Varamahalakshmi Vratham Celeberated?
Varalakshmi vratam, also called Varamahalakshmi vratham is observed on the second Friday or on the Friday just before Poornima (full moon) of Shravan month (Aadi month in the Tamil calendar). It corresponds to the months of July or August on the English calendar. This year it falls on July 31, Friday.