𝓜𝓪𝓪 𝓢𝓻𝓲 𝓛𝓪𝓴𝓼𝓱𝓶𝓲
Hirannya-Varnnaam Harinniim Suvarnna-Rajata-Srajaam |
Candraam Hirannmayiim Laksmiim Jaatavedo Ma Aavaha ||1||
– Sri Suktam (1)
Maa Sri Lakshmi Who Is of Golden Complexion, Beautiful And Adorned With Gold And Silver Garlands. Who Is Like The Moon With A Golden Aura, Who Is Maa Lakshmi, The Embodiment Of Sri; O Jatavedo, please Invoke for me That Maa Sri Lakshmi.
The practice of personifying the beauty and bounty of earth As A Goddess was prevalent in all ancient cultures. The Greeks had The Corn-Goddess Core, Who Was Known To Romans As Goddess Demeter. The Egyptians had Goddess Isis, Sumerians had Goddess Innana, Babylonians had Goddess Ishtar, Persians had Goddess Anahita and Vikings had Goddess Freia. In the Indian Subcontinent, The Timeless Form Of The Divine Mother, Maa Sri Lakshmi Continue To Bestow wealth, fortune, power, luxury, beauty, fertility, and auspiciousness upon Her devotees.
Maa Sri Lakshmi Is Also The Personification Of spiritual fulfillment, Teaching Her devotees that prosperity without righteousness and spirituality is temporary.