Varalakshmi Vrat is very special for married women and is observed on the last Friday of the month of Sawan. This year, the fast falls on August 25th. On this day, the goddess Lakshmi is worshiped with proper rituals and young girls are given donations and blessings.
It is observed on the last Friday of the month of Sawan, which falls on August 25th this year. While every Friday is dedicated to the worship of Goddess Lakshmi, the fasting on the last Friday of Sawan is specifically known as Varalakshmi Vrat.
This day holds great significance for the worship of Goddess Lakshmi. Those who observe this fast are blessed by the Goddess and never face a shortage of wealth in their lives. Let me tell you the importance of Varalakshmi Vrat, auspicious timings, the procedure of worship, and the story behind the fast.
Importance of Varalakshmi Vrat
The Varalakshmi Vrat is considered to fulfill all wishes and desires. According to mythological beliefs, Varalakshmi is considered to be the wife of Lord Vishnu and is considered as the incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi.
By worshiping Varalakshmi Mata on the last Friday of the month of Sawan, she blesses the household with wealth and prosperity. This fast is especially significant for married women. It brings happiness and prosperity to the household and promotes unity among family members. This fast also brings the blessings of having a happy family life.
Auspicious time for worship of Varalakshmi Vrat
It is observed on the last Friday of the month of Sawan, which falls on August 25th this year. This fasting ritual is followed by people in some parts of Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Odisha.
The worship of the lion sign (Simha Lagna) will take place from 5:55 am to 7:42 am. After that, the worship of the Scorpio sign (Vrishchik Lagna) will be performed from 12:17 pm to 2:36 pm. The worship of the Aquarius sign (Kumbh Lagna) will occur from 6:22 pm to 7:50 pm. Finally, the worship of the Taurus sign (Vrishabh Lagna) will take place from 10:50 pm to 12:45 am.
Varalakshmi fast worship method
On the day of Varalakshmi Vrat, women should wake up early in the morning and take a bath, wearing clean clothes. They should thoroughly clean the house and sprinkle holy water throughout.
They should make rangoli outside the house and create swastika symbols on both sides of the main door. The idols of Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu should be bathed with panchamrit (a mixture of milk, curd, honey, ghee, and sugar) and then adorned with new clothes and ornaments.
On this day, the worship of Goddess Lakshmi is done similar to Diwali. The worship of Lord Ganesha should also be done. After that, offer food and perform the aarti to complete the worship.
Varalakshmi Vratham 2023 Wishes
- Wishing you and your family members Varalakshmi Vratam wishing you the blessings of Mahalakshmi always.
- Wish your friends “Varalakshmi Vratam” wishing you all the best today by welcoming Shravan Lakshmi, the giver of veins, to your home, Shri Mahalakshmi.
- Varalakshmi Vratam is a festival that gives fortune and wealth to Telugu women. “Happy Varalakshmi Vrat”.
- Wishing you and your family members “Varalakshmi Vratam Wishes” wishing the blessings of Devi Varalakshmi to be upon you always.