Sree Mahalakshmi Devi
“లక్ష్మీం క్షీర సముద్రరాజ తనయాం శ్రీరంగం ధామేశ్వరీం దాసీభూత సమస్తదేవ వనితాం లోకైక దీపాంకురాం శ్రీ మన్మంద కటాక్ష లబ్థ విభవద్ర్చహ్మేంద్ర గంగాధరాం త్వాం త్రైలోక్యం కుటుంబినీం సరసిజాం వందే ముకుందప్రియాం”
Sree Maha Lakshmi Devi gives Her graceful darshan to devotees with lotus flowers in both her hands and hand gestures of protection and boon bestowing while the King Elephant serves Her. Mahalakshmi Devi is the symbol and cause of good omen. She is the Giver of Wealth; Cumulative form of eight forms of Lakshmi. She is the daughter of the Ocean of milk(Ksheeraabdhi);Killer of the Demon Dolaasura ;middle form of The Trinity of Sakthi. The Puranas prove that worshipping Devi gives positive results.Chandi sapthasathi asserts ‘yaadaeveesarvabhootaeghalakshmeeroopaeNasaMsthitaa’ meaning Durga devi remains as Lakshmi in all living creatures. Therefore praying Maha Lakshmi Devi during Sharad navaratri days effects many boons.
The mantra, ‘OM SreeM hreeM kleeMmahaalakshmeesvaahaa’ is to be chanted 108 times .A sweet made with black gram with stuffed Bengal gram and jaggery known as Purna should be offered(poornaalu). Lakshmi yantram should be worshipped; red flowers should be used; Lakshmi stotra should be recited.