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Shri Lakshmi is the Goddess of wealth, beauty, happiness , purity and good fortune.
As a beautiful Divine Goddess of golden complexion, with four hands, sitting or standing on a full-bloomed lotus and holding a lotus bud, which stands for beauty, purity and fertility. Her four hands represent the four ends of human life: dharma or righteousness, kama or desires, artha or wealth, and moksha or liberation from the cycle of birth and death. . The word ''Lakshmi'' is derived from the Sanskrit word Laksme, meaning "goal." Lakshmi, therefore, represents the goal of life, which includes worldly as well as spiritual prosperity.
Cascades of gold coins are seen flowing from her hands, suggesting that those who worship her gain wealth. She always wears gold embroidered red clothes. Red symbolizes activity and the golden lining indicates prosperity.
She also blesses devotees with both spiritual and material prosperity, as well as blessing women in matters of progeny. She is called Vriddhi because she helps in growth; and Matrirupa because she takes care of devotees like a Divine Mother.
As the consort of Vishnu, she is born as his spouse whenever he incarnates. When Vishnu incarnated as Vamana, Parasurama, Rama, or Krishna, she appeared as Padma, Dharani, Sita and Rukmini. She is as inseparable from Vishnu as speech from meaning, or knowledge from intellect, or good deeds from righteousness.