Laxmi Paduka It is believed that Devas and Asuras performed Samudra Manthan (Churning of the ocean) with the help of a mountain on the advice of Lord Vishnu to extract rare gifts, called Ratnas…
Laxmi Paduka It is believed that Devas and Asuras performed Samudra Manthan (Churning of the ocean) with the help of a mountain on the advice of Lord Vishnu to extract rare gifts, called Ratnas.
In all 14 such Ratnas were extracted and were equally divided by the Devas and Asuras. These Ratnas were, Halahal (poison), a horse named Uchaswah, a white elephant called Airavat, a rare gemstone called Kaustubhmani, parijat vriksh (tree), Panchjanya shankh, Shaag dhanush, a holy cow called Kamdhenu, Chandrama (the Moon), Mahapadma Nidhi, Rambha, Varuni madira, Amrit and Dhanwantari vaidya.
Goddess Laxmi emerged as the fifteenth Ratna in the bridal attire with lotus mala in her hand for Lord Vishnu or Narayana. Everyone hailed the Laxmi-Narayana and Goddess Laxmi set her foot on heaven. Her feet had in all 15 symbols, which brought prosperity to heaven. All gods took impressions of Laxmi’s feet, called Laxmi Paduka and installed at their places and celebrated by lighting lamps.
This marked the festival of Diwali. The symbols and the importance of each one of them are given below:
It gives you strength and religious purity It is believed that by installing Laxmi paduka at the place of worship at home, office or at the place of work, everyone gets health, wealth and prosperity.
Shuddhikaran Vidhi: Perform following vidhi before installing at the place of worship at home or workplace: Wash the Laxmi Paduka with Panch Kavya (Mixture of milk, curds, ghee, go-mutra & go-dhan) and then wash with water. Alternately it can be washed with Panchamrut (Mixture of milk, curds, ghee, honey and sugar) and then washed with water.
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