Eight Forms of Lakshmi Devi (Ashta Lakshmi)

eight forms of Lakshmi (Ashtalakshmi)
eight forms of Lakshmi (Ashtalakshmi)

Eight forms of Goddess Lakshmi are

Adi /Maha Lakshmi : Adi Lakshmi or Maha Lakshmi is the Great Lakshmi of all. She is an incarnation of Lakshmi as the daughter of Sage Bhrigu. She is four armed and she can bless us with bliss and peace. She is responsible for spiritual wealth.

Dhana Lakshmi  : Dhanya Lakshmi is the Goddess of wealth. She is six armed.

With Red garnements carrying Chakra,Shanka,Kalasha with Amrutham , Bow-Arrow, Lotus  and Bhagya Mudra with falling coins.

Dhanya Lakshmi : Dhanya Lakshmi is goddess of Agricultural wealth. She is depicted with 8 arms.

She wear Green Garnments carrying Lotuses, Mace, Paddy crop, Sugarcane, bananas and two hands with Abhaya Mudra and Varada Mudra.

Gaja Lakshmi : Gaja(Elephant) Lakshmi is all about animal wealth. She is four-armed and in red garments. carrying two lotuses and other two hands with Abhaya Mudra and Varada Mudra. She is surrounded with two elephants

Santana Lakshmi : Santana Lakshmi is the is the goddess of bestowing offspring. She is six armed with a sword, two kalashas, shield , a child on her lap, a hand with Abhaya Mudra and last one by holding the child.

Veera/Dhairya Lakshmi : Dhaitya Lakshmi is the goddess of courage. She is eight armed and in red garnments. Dhairya Lakshmi carries Chakra,Shankh,bow,arrow,Trishul, Talapatra grandalu (palm leaf criptures) and other two hands with Abhaya Mudra and Varada Mudra.

Jaya/Vijaya Lakshmi : Vijaya Lakshmi is the goddess of Victory, not only in battles but victory in every hurdle. She is also eight armed carrying Chakra,Shakh,sword,shield, lotus,pasha and other two hands with Abhaya Mudra and Varada Mudra.

Vidya Lakshmi : Vidya Lakshmi is the goddess of Knowledge of arts and sciences. She is dressed in white saree and looks alike Saraswathi. She holds book of Vedas, a peacock feather as a pen and with mudras Abhaya mudra and Varada Mudra.


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