Lakshmi

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Lakshmi



The god Lakshmi

The god Lakshmi

She is the wife of Vishnu, she is the goddess of beauty, fortune and prosperity. She has four hands that represent virtue. Gold coins flow from one of them as she blesses the faithful on the other.

It has no special attributes. She is not armed. Crowned, she wears a red sari and sits on a lotus. She is surrounded by two white elephants, symbols of luck.

She is herself venerated by many gods, including Ganesh.



See also:

Hinduism

Religions of India




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