Lakshmi is a Hindu goddess who is regarded as the ultimate deity of wealth... - The Bestower of Knowledge
Vidhya Lakshmi belongs to the group of Ashta Lakshmi. Like other incarnations of Lakshmi, she is also a giver of wealth though her wealth cannot be calculated in the materialistic value. She provides knowledge of arts and science. Her wealth might not make a physical difference, but she helps in intellectual growth.
A man is incomplete without his mind. Only with the active and appropriate usage of mind, one can learn to survive in this world and attain a living for himself and his family. Vidhya Lakshmi teaches a man to use his intellectual powers to its highest potential and gain power, name, fame and money.
Vidhya Lakshmi is a four armed Goddess and is dressed up in white garments. She is also adorned with jewelry and gold headdress ornaments her head. She carries one lotus each in her upper two hands. A lotus is a symbol of wisdom and knowledge which helps one’s soul to complete a journey from materialism to enlightenment. Her other two hands are in a boon giving gesture, known as varada mudra and in a dispelling-fear gesture known as Abhaya mudra. By attaining intellectual power, one can always dispel the fear of ignorance, darkness and inexperience.
Benefits of Worshipping Vidhya Lakshmi
School or college going students worship her to clear their examinations with flying colors. She is mostly worshipped on Wednesdays and is offered lotuses. She also destroys sufferings by fulfilling all their desires. She helps in understanding our own potential and then using it to grow in various fields, thus making people more talented. It is believed whenever Vidhya Lakshmi resides, poverty and sorrows stay at bay.
Vidhya Lakshmi is not to be confused with Goddess SaraswatiSaraswati
The name Saraswati is a combination of two Sanskrit words.... She is a different entity all together and forms the female trinity of Hinduism also comprising of ParvatiParvati
After the death of Shiva's first love Sati, Shiva... and Lakshmi whereas Vidhya Lakshmi is only an incarnation.
Vidhya Lakshmi Stotram
Pranatha Sureswari Bharathi Bhargavi Sokavinasini Rahnamaye Manimaya Bhushana Karna Vibhushana Santi Samvrutha Hasyamukhe Navanidhi Dayini Kalimala Harini Kamya Phala Prada Hastate Jaya Jaya Hey Madhusudana Kamini Vidya LakshmiVidya Lakshmi
Vidhya Lakshmi belongs to the group of Ashta Lakshmi. Like other incarnations... Sada Palaya Mam.
The above-mentioned stotram praises Vidya Lakshmi for her beauty and her powers. She alleviates all grief and provides all kind of wealth. She eradicates evil and through her cheerful face, one can experience peace. She is the one who is adorned with various gems and fulfills all desires.