Laxmi Brass Idol/Laxmi Pital Murti (लक्ष्मी की पीतल की मूर्ति): Lakshmi or Laxmi Brass Idol symbolizes wealth and prosperity, and her blessings are invoked for a good year ahead. It is popularly believed that Lakshmi likes cleanliness and will visit the cleanest house first. Hence, the broom is worshiped with offerings of haldi (turmeric) and sindoor (vermilion) on this day.
Lakshmi/Laxmi Brass Idol is the goddess of wealth, fortune, power, luxury, beauty, fertility, and auspiciousness. She holds the promise of material fulfillment and contentment. She is described as restless, whimsical yet maternal, with her arms raised to bless and to grant.
The popularity of Lakshmi/Laxmi Brass Idol can be gauged by the fact that her sacred name—Shri. Shri is written atop most documents and spoken before addressing a god, a teacher, a holy man or any revered individual. The word evokes amongst other things: grace, affluence, abundance, auspiciousness, authority. (Laxmi Pital Murti)
Laxmi Brass Idol Benefits:
- When the word is spoken or written, an aura of holiness is established. Whatever follows the word is imbued with divine blessing. Married men and women are addressed as Shriman and Shrimati as they have Lakshmi’s blessings to harness the wealth of the world to support family and sustain society.
- Ascetics are not addressed as Shriman as they have renounced worldly riches; unmarried men and women are not addressed as Shriman and Shrimati as they are still in preparation for the householder’s life.
- Lakshmi/Laxmi Brass Idol by reciting the Vedic mantras addressed to her. One can also recite the mantras mentioned in the Purana or simply take some flowers in your hands, close your eyes, and think of goddess Lakshmi being showered with gold coins by two elephants standing on either side of Her and chant Her name. Then offer the flowers to the idol.
Place the Laxmi Brass Idol: Place the Laxmi Brass Idol in a plate and bathe it with water, panchamrit (a mixture of milk, curd, ghee or clarified butter, honey, and sugar) and then with water containing some gold ornament or a pearl. Wipe the idol clean and place it back on the Kalash. Alternately, you can just sprinkle water and panchamrit on the idol with a flower.
Laxmi Brass Idol Offerings: Offer sandal paste, saffron paste, perfume, haldi, kumkum, abeer, and gulal to the goddess. Offer a garland of cotton beads to the goddess. Offer flowers, especially the marigold flowers and leaves of Bel. Light an incense stick and dhoop. Make an offering of sweets, coconut, fruits, and tambul. Make an offering of puffed rice and batasha. Pour some puffed rice, batasha, coriander seeds, and cumin seeds over the idol. Safe where you keep money and jewelry; Worship this safe as a symbol of Lord Kuber.
Laxmi Brass Idol Details:
- Height: 5.5 inch
- Width: 2 inch
- Weight: 660 gm
- Metal: Brass
- Energized: Laxmi Mantra
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