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1008 Divine Names of Sri Mahalakshmi (Cosmic Mom) – "Sri Lakshmi Sahasranamavali" (Skanda Purana)


Sri Senkamalavalli Thayar – Mahalakshmi (Periya Piratti aka Cosmic Mom) Seva at My House Thirumaligai (Sanctum) throughout Prayer Observances 2012. The accompanying Sanskrit Chant from Skanda Purana as narrated by Rishi (Sage) Sanath Kumara is rendered by Sri. Hari Achyutha Rama Shastry.

The pictures and clips used on this Video are of my House Deities throughout Prayer Observance (Sanctum). The audio/sound recordings are used the place ever mandatory with none industrial intentions or financial profit in keeping with “Truthful Use” and primarily for educating viewers into Vaishnavism, Dravida Vedam (Divyaprabandham), Works of Acharyas, Sanskrit Vedic Hymns, Shlokas, Mantras, Carnatic and Devotional music by offering visuals for higher appreciation and for listening pleasure & non secular realization. A lot of the Shlokas, Mantras, Vedas and Divyaprabandhams can be found in Public Area and is recited in all Vaishnava Temples & 108 Divyadesams.

My House Thirumaligai hosts Sriman Narayana together with his Consorts Sridevi-Bhudevi, Sri Mahalakshmi , Sri Yoga Narasimha, Sri Lakshmi Narasimha, Sri Dolai Kannan (Bala Krishna), Sri Aandal, Sri Ram Parivar, Sri Ramanuja , Sri Manavalamamuni & Sri Satyanarayanaswamy. All Alangarams, Day by day rituals (Thenkalai Nithyanusandhanam Sampradaya) and Kainkariyams are carried out for the Lord together with all auspicious occasions. Panchaparva Seva & Thirumanjanam (Holy Bathtub) is carried out on Ekadesi, Amavasya, Purnima and when Revathi Star is in Ascendence.

Śrī Sūkta, additionally known as Śrī Sūktam, is a Sanskrit devotional hymn (set of Śloka-s) revering Śrī as Lakṣmī, the Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity and fertility. The hymns are discovered within the Rig Vedic khilanis, that are appendixes to the Ṛkveda that most likely date to pre-Buddhist occasions. The goddess Śrī seems in a number of earlier vedic hymns, and is the personification of auspicious and royal qualities. Śrī Sūkta is maybe the primary textual content wherein the homology between Śrī and Lakṣmī is drawn, and the goddesses are additional related to the god of fireside, Agni. Because the later epic interval (ca 400 CE), Śrī-Lakṣmī is especially related to Viṣṇu as his spouse or consort. The Śrī Sūkta describes Śrī as wonderful, ornamented, royal, lustrous as gold, and radiant as hearth, moon and the solar. She is addressed because the bestower of fame, bounty and abundance within the type of gold, cattle, horses and meals; and urged to banish her sister alakṣmī (misfortune), who’s related to want, starvation, thirst and poverty. The hymn additionally associates Śrī with (agrarian) fertility and she or he is described because the mom of Kārdama (mud), moist, perceptible via odour, dwelling in cowdung and producing plentiful harvest.

The Śrī Sūkta makes use of the motifs of lotus (padma or kamala) and elephant (gaja) – symbols which might be constantly linked with the goddess Śrī-Lakṣmī in later references. The lotus is regarded as symbolic of purity, magnificence, non secular energy, life, fertility, development or, in Tantra, your entire created universe. It’s a recurring motif in Hindu (in addition to Buddhist and Jain) literature and a lotus rising from Viṣṇu’s navel is alleged to mark the start of a brand new cosmic creation. The elephants are symbolic of royalty and, in Hindu mythology, are additionally associated with cloud and rain; they thus reinforce Śrī-Lakṣmī’s stature because the goddess of abundance and fertility. Later Hindu iconography typically represents Śrī-Lakṣmī within the type of Gaja-Lakṣmī, standing on a lotus, flanked by two elephants which might be proven showering her with water with their trunks.

The Śrī Sūktam assumes particular significance due to Śrī Mahālakṣmī’s presence on Lord Śrī Venkaṭeśvara (at Tirumala) or Viṣṇu’s chest, on the Coronary heart. Lakṣmi is the embodiment of Love, from which devotion to God or Bhakti flows from. It’s via Love/Bhakti or Lakṣmī that the Ātmā or soul is ready to attain God or Viṣṇu.

Śrī or Lakṣmī can also be the personification of the Religious power inside us and universe known as Kuṇḍalinī. Additionally, She embodies the Religious World or Vaikuṇtha; the abode of Lakṣmī-Nārāyaṇa or Viṣṇu, to not be confused with Heaven, as The Heavenly Planets are nonetheless a part of the Materials Universe. Vaikuṇtha-Dham is solely non secular, everlasting and self illuminating. She can also be alleged to have the Divine qualities of God and the soul. Lakshmi is God’s superior non secular female power or the Param Prākṛti, which purifies, empowers and uplifts the person. Therefore, She is known as the Goddess of Fortune.


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