The goddess Lakshmi is a vital aspect of every Hindus belief and prayer as she is the goddess of wealth and prosperity whether it is material or spiritual. The word Lakshmi is derived from the Sanskrit word Lakshay meaning aim or goal hence Mother Lakshmi suggest the aim of life.
Lakshmi Puja consists of a combined puja of five deities: "Ganesha" is worshiped at the beginning of every auspicious act as Vighneshvara; goddess Lakshmi is worshiped in her three forms; "Mahalakshmi" the goddess of wealth and money, "Mahasaraswati" the goddess of books and learning, and "Mahakali". "Kubera" the treasurer of the gods is also worshiped
Benefits of Lakshmi Puja
Lakshmi puja has lots of benefits. It protects an individual from: