Varalakshmi Vratham 2017
Varalakshmi Vratham is one of the significant days to worship Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity. It is the important festival performed by many married women in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. It is celebrated on the second Friday of the Shravan month as per the Hindu calendar.
The Varalakshmi Vratham 2017 Date & Tithi changes every year and we have given this year’s date and time. The festival Varalaxmi Vratam is celebrated by the married women for the welfare of the family members, especially the husband. Puranas described that Varalakshmi Vratham would bless a woman with all eight energies for life.
Vara Lakshmi Vratham Importance & History
The festival is known by the name “Vara Maha Lakshmi Vrata’ which is celebrated on the second Friday or the Friday before full moon day. Whomsoever miss this festival in second friday they can offer their prayers to goddess on any friday of Sravan month, like third friday or fourth friday. The goddess is the concert of Lord Vishnu, she will blessed the devotees whoever do the Varalakshmi Vratam on this month. The goddess take several avatars on earth to protect the human beings and teach them a lesson. By praying this Lakshmi, the devotees will blessed with wealth and wellness. Married women perform pooja for their husbands long live and safety. Women observe fasting on this day as a part of ritual.
Varalakshmi Vratham 2017 preparations for the festival start a day before. Women take a bath early in the morning and worship goddess Lakshmi with devotions. The Vara Lakshmi is known as the Goddess Lakshmi who bestows boons. Varalakshmi Vratham is the day equivalent to worshiping Ashtalakshmi i.e. the eight Goddess of Wealth (Sri), Learning (Saraswathi), Earth (Bhu), Love (Priti), Peace (Shanti), Fame (Kirti), Pleasure (Tushti) and Strength (Pushti).
Take a look at Varalakshmi Vratham Timings here. Those who want to know Pooja time & Date can refer this page. Lakshmi is the Goddess of Wealth and prosperity. The Shravan month is auspicious because the whole month is dedicated to worshiping the God. Owing to the popularity of this Vratham in the country, the Varalakshmi Vrat is stated to be an official (optional) holiday in India.
Lakshmi Vrat Date & Pooja Muhurtham
- Varalakshmi Vratham 2017: August 4, 2017
- Simha Lagna Puja Muhurat : 06:44 to 09:01 (morning)
Duration: 2 Hour 17 Mins
- Vrishchika Lagna Puja Muhurat : 13:37 to 15:56 (afternoon)
Duration: 2 Hour 18 Mins
- Kumbha Lagna Puja Muhurat :19:42 to 21:10 (evening)
Duration : 1 Hour 27 Mins
- Vrishabha Lagna Puja Muhurat = 24:10+ to 26:05+ (midnight)
Duration: 1 Hours 55 Mins