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Goddess Laxmi

First Online: February 16, 2008
Page Last Updated: May 09, 2017

Goddess Laxmi (a.k.a. Lakshmi, Sridevi, Mahalakshmi etc) is the Hindu goddess fortune. In the Hindu culture, the fortune consists of longevity, fertility and material wealth, and Goddess Laxmi is widely worshipped.

Laxmi is the consort of Lord Vishnu and married or romanced his incarnations Rama (in her incarnation as Sita) and Krishna (as Radha).

Here is a collection of pictures depicting Goddess Laxmi  in Indian Art

Goddess Laxmi in Indian Art

K.L. Kamat/Kamat's Potpourri
Five Headed Goddess Lakshmi
Five Headed Goddess Lakshmi
Painting from a temple in the village of Malagi

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Lakshmi -- Goddess of Wealth
Lakshmi -- Goddess of Wealth

Vikas Kamat/Kamat's Potpourri
Goddess Lakshmi
Goddess Lakshmi
Mysore traditional painting with gold emboss, Srirangapattana, 2007

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Mahalakshmi in Dance Pose
Mahalakshmi in Dance Pose
12th century A.D., Nuggehalli

See Also:

  • Path of Devotion -- Explore the Bhakti movement in India including the important proponents. A supplemental photo exhibition shows devout Indians at worship. 

  • Hinduism Potpourri -- Hindu arts, and culture at Kamat's Potpourri

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Four Headed Brahma, BallegaviThree Headed Animal Lover DattatreyaIdols Krishna and SubhadraVishnu as Vamana the DwarfGoddess LaxmiVaruna, the God of Rains
Rati and ManmathaGoddess SaraswatiVishwarupa of Lord VishnuLakshmi -- Goddess of WealthElephant Headed God GanapatiGoddess Durga
Four Handed Lord VishnuSurya the Sun GodLord Brihaspati  Five Headed Goddess LakshmiLord Vishnu as KalkiThe Peacock Riding Karthikeyan
Sculpture of VishnuLord Brahma from a Sculptural TextbookKama Shooting the Arrow of LustRama Surrounded by Sita, Laxman and HanumanIdol of Goddess KaliLord Vishnu as Fish (Matsyavatar)
Ardhanarishwara -- Half Shiva and Half ParvatiA Wall Painting from Rural IndiaSubramanian and his Vehicle PeacockStatue of Ugra-Narasimha

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