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Diwali is celebrated to welcome Goddess Lakshmi into every household. She is worshipped by making various offerings such as sandalwood paste, perfume (itra), kumkum, flowers, bel leaves, ghee lamps and more.
Significance of Goddess Lakshmi in Diwali is the goddess of wealth and prosperity in Hinduism. Therefore, she is praised and worshipped to bring in success, fame, and happiness into every individual’s life. The word Lakshmi is derived from Sanskrit word “Laksya” which means “goal”. Therefore, one who practices a virtuous life is believed to be blessed by Goddess Lakshmi who helps the person find the right path in life. She is also known as the female supreme being called “Shri” or “Mahalakshmi”.
According to puranas, Goddess Lakshmi emerged during the churning of the nectar by the Gods and Demons. She symbolises love & purity and therefore, chose Vishnu (The supreme being) as her consort. Goddess Lakshmi had always accompanied God Vishnu during all his incarnations. It is also believed that if one worships God Vishnu, Goddess Lakshmi always accompanies him.
Sri one of the names of Goddess Mahalakshmi is widely used as an auspicious symbol which evokes grace and abundance. Goddess Mahalakshmi is often depicted with hands sitting or standing on lotus. Goddess Lakshmi is depicted as extremely beautiful with two of her hands holding lotus flowers and other two offering blessings of fortune.
Goddess Mahalakshmi Gayatri
Om MahaDevyaicha Vidhmahe
Vishnu Patnyaicha Dheemahi
Thanno Lakshmi Prachotayaath
Mahalakshmi - Thanjavur Paintings are made on canvases (wooden plank with layer of cloth). The cloth is then evenly coated with a paste of limestone and a binding medium and let to dry. The artist then draws a detailed sketch of the painting on the canvas. A paste, made of limestone and a binding medium, is used to create 3D effect in embellishing and ornamenting the theme using a brush. Gold leaves and gems of varied hues are used in selected areas like pillars, arches, thrones, dresses, etc. The shine and glean of the gold leaves used by the Thanjavur style paintings last forever. Finally, colours are applied on the sketch. Standard wooden frame is used to house the paintings.
These beautiful paintings can be kept in the Pooja room or in the room we keep cash and gold. Typically paintings are gifted on house warming cermonies.
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