The Goddess Lakshmi

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The Goddess Lakshmi

The Goddess Lakshmi

She is shown as a beautiful women with golden complextion, holding a lotus to for beauty, and money pouring out of her palm to symbolize wealth. Her red and gold clothes symbolize activity and prosperity.

The lotus Lakshmi is shown sitting or standing on represents enjoying your wealth while you live in the world, but not becomeing obsessed with it.

Two elephants are often also dipicted spraying Lakshmi with water, symbolizing that wealth should not be obtained for selfish reasons, and should be spread around with happiness.

Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, fortune prosperity and beauty. She is also the wife and active energy of Vishnu.

Lakshmi shown sitting and standing on the lotus flower while being sprayed by elephants.

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Her four hands represent the life goals - dharma, kāma, artha, and moksha.


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