When Deity is seen in the Varada Mudra means when its left arm is bent, and the hand is slightly turned up.
Varada Mudra can be in the other form where the left arm facing down and the left hand with the fingers upright or slightly bent in the giving position. The Varada mudra is usually seen in other mudras used by the right hand, generally the Abhaya mudra.
Varada Mudra symbolizes generous nature of Shridevi. According to Hindu mythology, VishnuVishnu
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Lakshmi is a Hindu goddess who is regarded as the ultimate deity of wealth... are considered as the Preserver or the Protector of the human beings. This attribute is present in Shridevi. Thus, this mudra signifies that Shridevi bless her devotees with the prosperity and the marital bliss.
Varada Mudra is performed by the people to get the following benefits:
- Cherish the mind with virtues like Compassion, Charity, and Honesty.
- Liberation from greed, anger, and possessiveness.