Wednesday, July 27, 2016

when is varalakshmi vratham date

when is varalakshmi vratham pooja
Varalakshmi Vratham is a most favourable festival celebrated by married woman(Hindu) to commemorate Goddess Mahalakshmi."Vara" means "boon" and Goddess Lakshmi grants all boons to those who performs pooja with utmost devotion on this day.
varalakshmi vratham pooja Date:
12th August 2016 (Friday)
Simha Lagna Puja Muhurat -06:12 to 08:29 (morning)
Duration -2 Hours 17 Mins
Vrishchika Lagna Puja Muhurat-13:05 to 15:23 (afternoon)
Duration-2 Hours 18 Mins
Kumbha Lagna Puja Muhurat-19:10 to 20:37 (evening)
Duration-1 Hour 27 Mins

Varalakshmi Puja is observed in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and other parts of South India.The Friday before the Full Moon, or Pournami day, of Tamil Month Aadi is chosen to perform Varalakshmi Puja. The corresponding month in the Kannada, Marathi and Telugu Calendar is the Shravan month.Worshipping Goddess Lakshmi on Varalakshmi Vrata day is equivalent to worshipping Ashtalaksmi the eight goddesses of Wealth, Earth, Learning, Love, Fame, Peace, Pleasure, and Strength.Women take bath early morning and worship Goddess Lakshmi with utmost devotion. They worship for the well being of their husbands and children along with the entire family.Lakshmi Ashtotram and Lakshmi Sahasranamam to be chanted on Varalakshmi Vratha day.
The importance of Varalakshmi Puja is mentioned in the Skanda Purana. It is believed that importance of Varalakshmi Puja was narrated to Goddess Parvati by Lord Shiva.Goddess Parvati wanted to know about a Vrata that is highly beneficial to a woman, which will help her lead a happy and prosperous life on earth. Lord Shiva then mentioned about the Varamahalakshmi Vratam.

Purna Kumbha mainly contains ‘water’ - the veritable life principle. Thus it is a direct worship of Varuna – the God of rain. He is the harbinger of rain which ensures fertility on earth and which nourishes animals and human beings.The earthen pot used as Purna Kumba is decorated with geometric designs and Swastika. The geometric design various from region to region and from community to community. Depending on the society and its wealth, earthenware gives way to silver, brass or gold pots.

Apart from water, Purna Kumbha is filled with twigs or leaves of five trees – Ashwatha (peepul), Vata (Banyan), Amra (Mango), Panasa (Jackfruit) and Bakula (Elengi). A lotus flower and a small bowl of rice are also put in the pot. The mouth of the pot is covered with a husked coconut, which is decorated from the sides with mango leaves.

Except for water, what goes in the pot varies from region to region. Mango leaves and the coconut is a constant factor in most areas.Reference of Purana Kumbha is found in the Skanda Purana and the Matsya Purana. In Skanda Purana it is mentioned that the ‘Purna Kumbha’ can be worshipped. Matsya Purana indicates that people placed it at their doors as a sign of plenty.
Varalakshmi vratam pooja vidhanam(process) click below link
varalakshmi vratham Pooja vidhanam sravana Masam

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