Varalakshmi Vrat is considered very auspicious and it’s very famous among the Indian women.
This year we all are going to celebrate this festival in the month of August on 24 August 2018, Day: Friday.
On this day, special Puja is organised with a great enthusiasm at Ashtalakshmi Temple.
A little bit about Varalakshmi Vrat:
Once, Parvati and lord Shia performed a dance but they both were not able to decide who did great dance. And this thing was creating a lot of confusion and dispute between of them. In order to come out of this problem, they connected Chitranemi.
It was believed that he will tell the right decision. As per Chitranemi, Lord Shiva was the winner. Hearing this, Goddess Parvati got angry and cursed him to get suffer from leprosy. Lord Shiva persuaded her that he is not lying.
When Parvati understood, she told a way to get rid of leprosy. She blessed him that when he will see the celestial apsara performing Varalakshmi Vrat at the edge of holy water, he will get rid of this problem. One day he found celestial apsaras performing Varalakshmi Puja.
Why it’s celebrated?
The vrat is considered very auspicious. It’s celebrated by married women. Performing this Puja means get blessed by Goddess Parvati to become rich and prosperous. This festival comes of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Savan.
Benefits of Varalakshmi Vrat and Puja:
This festival brings the husband and wife closer. Performing the Puja of Goddess Varalakshmi trust and love build up, this is good for happy married life.
Products to Perform Puja:
In order to perform Puja, you need to have some products like Plain White Cooked Rice, Dal Kheer, Urad Dal Vada, Appam, Pacharisi Idly, Banana, Coconut break into half. Kozu Kattai, Kondaikadalai Sandal, Ber, Indian BlackBerry, Guava Fruit and orange.
Subh Muhurat to Perform Varalakshmi Vrat and Puja:
In this section, we are going to inform you about various Lagans to perform Puja. Let’s take a look.
The duration of Simha Lagna Puja Muhurat will be about 2 hours 13 minutes which will start from 06:09 till 08:22.
Vrishchika Lagna Puja Muhurat will start in afternoon at 14:07 and remain till 16:46. It will be of 2 Hours and 38 Minutes.
Kumbha Lagna Puja Muhurat will start in the evening at 19:52 and will remain 20:44.
Vrishabha Lagna Puja Muhurat will start in the midnight at 22:35 and will remain till 00:11 AM on 25th August 2018.