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Festivals of Devi Lakshmi

  1. Varalakshmi Vrata (Last Friday Shravana Poornima)
  2. Sharadiya Navaratri (First nine days of the Ashwin Shukla Paksha)
  3. Kojagari Lakshmi Puja (Ashwin Poornima)
  4. Deepavali - Lakshmi Puja (Ashwin Krishna Paksha Amavasya)


Varalakshmi Vrata:

Devi Lakshmi Varalakshmi Vrata is a vrata (religious practice) observed by worshipping Goddess Lakshmi and seeking Her blessings for prosperity and progeny. This vrata is performed by married women for the well-being of their family. Varalakshmi Vrata falls on the last Friday Shravana Poornima.

Refer to:
- Stotras of Devi Lakshmi
- Pilgrimages of Devi Lakshmi


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Sharadiya Navaratri:

Devi Lakshmi Sharadiya Navaratri is the nine days in which Devi is invoked and worshipped for Her grace. In West Bengal, this is the famous Durga Puja celebration where Devi Durga is worshipped as the primary deity. In many parts of India Devi Mahalakshmi and Devi Mahasaraswati is also worshipped during specific days. Sharadiya Navaratri falls on the first nine days of the Ashwin Shukla Paksha.

Refer to:
- Stotras of Devi Lakshmi
- Pilgrimages of Devi Lakshmi


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Kojagari Lakshmi Puja:

Devi Lakshmi Kojagari Lakshmi Puja is the worship of Devi Lakshmi. This worship is specially prevalent in West Bengal. Kojagari Lakshmi Puja falls on Ashwin Poornima.

Refer to:
- Stotras of Devi Lakshmi
- Pilgrimages of Devi Lakshmi


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Deepavali - Lakshmi Puja:

Devi Lakshmi Deepam Deepavali is the festival of Light. In many parts of India Devi Lakshmi is worshipped on this day. Deepavali falls on Ashwin Krishna Paksha Amavasya.

Refer to:
- Stotras of Devi Lakshmi
- Pilgrimages of Devi Lakshmi


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