What should we do on varalakshmi Vratham?
On the dedicated day, wake up very early in the morning, take bath and clean the house. Set up a puja altar and install a sacred pot also called as Kalasam. This is decorated with flowers, turmeric powder, sandal paste and vermilion.
How do I use coconut in Kalasam?
The coronet of 5, 7, or 11 mango leaves is placed such that the tips of the leaves touch water in the Kalasha. The coconut is sometimes wrapped with a red cloth and red thread; the top of the coconut (called Shira – literally “head”) is kept uncovered. A sacred thread is tied around the metal pot.
Can we do varalakshmi Vratham during periods?
In case the women have their menstrual period on this occasion, they can perform and observe the Varalakshmi Vratham the next Friday immediately after. Unlike some other festivals, one need not stretch their body or minds too much to observe the Vratham (penance).
Can anyone do varalakshmi Pooja?
Varalakshmi Pooja is open to anyone and goddess lakshmi will bless us with all health and wealth.
Which direction should Lakshmi face?
According to Vastu, the mandir or pooja room should be in the North-East direction and the image or murti of Mata Lakshmi should be in the North direction. The face of image or murti of Mata Lakshmi should be placed in such a way that whenever you worship them, your face is towards the North.