Varalakshmi Pooja or Vratha is an auspicious ceremony performed by women before the full moon day in the month of Shravan ( July/August ) and this year it falls on 4th August. This ceremony is mostly performed in the South Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Andra Pradesh and Karnataka. The Pooja is performed to take blessings of the Goddess Lakshmi, who is the consort of Lord Vishnu. She is the Goddess of wealth,prosperity and auspiciousness.
Legends Behind Varalakshmi Vratham