Varalakshmi Vratham Special Recipes
Varalakshmi Vratam is a popular Hindu Festival. In Tamil Nadu it is celebrated in the month of Aadi - Aavani(July- August), the friday before the full moon day(Purnima). It is also celebrated in other States of India like Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Maharastra. This year it falls on July 27th.This is performed among Sumangalis (married women) for the long live of their Husband's, for their progeny and good health. Goddess Varalakshmi is one among the Ashta Lakshmi(eight lakshmis) - who is ready to grant boons(varam) to her devotees and thus usually referred as "Varalakshmi". It is also believed that worshipping Goddess Varalakshmi on this day is equivalent of worshipping Ashta lakshmi.
On this auspicious day women will worship goddess lakshmi with utmost love and devotion by providing homemade Naivedyam like sweets, fruits, rice varieties, Poli, Payasam and flowers by decorating a kalash(visualising as Deity) with new saree, flowers, gold jewels. The pooja is been performed by wishing the well being of their family members and prosperity at their home.
There are many varieties of prasadam/naivedyam offered to goddess varalakshmi on this special occasion according to one's own style and customs. Today, we have got few recipes to avail you and ofcourse not able to post all recipes by this year as we are new to blogging. Here are some of the recipe links: