Starting on15th sep 2010, the mahalakshmi vrata will go for 16 days. This fast can be very useful for you. If you keep this fast and complete it properly, you shall get what you want.
You can keep this fast for 16 days(This year seventeen days), starting on 15 sept 2010 to 1 october 2010 . Some times it may be a problem of fasting for 16 day in that case u can fast for only three days as per your Faith and devotion. If you wish to fast for 3 days only, then you must fast on first day and last day of Mahalakshmi vrata that is 15th sept and 1st October, 2010 and on the day of purnima (full moon), encountered during the duration of this vrata. Vrat on the purnima is also called uma-maheshwar vrata this year it will be on 22nd September, 2010.
If you start keeping the fast for mahalakshmi vrata, it is advisable for you to continue this fast for 16 continuous years. Also, the uma-maheshwar vrata must be continued for 18 years. If you keep the fast properly each year and for 16 years (mahalakshmi vrata) and 18 years (uma-maheshwar vrata) you will get everything that you desire; there will be no hurdles.
Mahalakshmi Vrata Pooja Process
List of 16 items to be placed in the soop for donating
- panrandi (ribbon)
- kangha (comb)
- sheesha (mirror)
- vastra (clothing) 16 meter white cloth, or 16 hankerchiefs (rumaal)
- naak ki keel (nath)
- mithai (sweets)
- meva (dry fruit)
Mahalakshmi ji's mantra
Mahalakshmi ji's yantra
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