In the month of Shravana, or Shravana Masa, the four Fridays are most important for the worship of Sri Maha Lakshmi. Goddess Sri Maha Lakshmi is Aishwarya Pradayini, the bestower of every kind of wealth–financial, spiritual, or emotional. By worshipping Sri Maha Lakshmi one can eliminate commotion, anxiety, poverty and ill health, and attain peace, brilliance, prosperity, and all noble desires.
Sri Vara Lakshmi Vratam will be celebrated on August 20. This holy day is sacred to Sri Maha Lakshmi Devi, who showers her abundant motherly love and precious spiritual boons on those who perform puja to her on this day. “Vara” means “boon,” so this is the day when Divine Mother grants all of our noble wishes.
It is believed that worshiping Maha Lakshmi on this day is equivalent to worshiping Astalakshmi. These eight forms or energies of Goddess Lakshmi are known as Siri (Wealth), Bhu (Earth), Sarasvathi (Wisdom), Preethi (Love), Keerthi (Fame), Shanthi (Peace), Santhushti (contentment) and Pushti (Strength). Each one of these forces is called a 'Lakshmi' aka:
During this exceptional Shravana Masam Maha Mandala Pujas taking place at Manidweepa Mahasamasthanam, the benefits that we get from participating in these sacred events are multiplied thousands of times. Through the process of sankalpa, sponsors of these sacred events will be directly connected to the ceremony as if they were personally performing the abhishekams, pujas and homams.
In the section before below, please enter the name of the primary person for whom the pujas are being sponsored. This name will be recited during the sankalpa. Please list up to four additional names and nakshatras only. It is not necessary to list all family members' names, as they will automatically receive blessings through the primary sponsor. If you know the primary sponsor's nakshatra (Vedic birthstar), you may enter it below. If you don't know the gotra or nakshatra, it's fine to leave this blank.
If the prasadam shipping address is different from the home address, please complete the field below. Please be aware that it may take several weeks to receive your prasadam, since it is being mailed from India.
This sponsorship is for ONE or more of the special Shukravara Shravana Masam Friday pujas dedicated to Sri Mahalakshmi that take place at Amma's Penusila ashram in India beginning Friday, August 13.
Please select the date(s) of your Friday sponsorship below. Please be sure to sponsor min. 24 hours in advance of the sponsorship date to allow for processing and time difference.
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