Mahalaxmi is the symbol of eternal prosperity, fortune (both materialistic and spiritual) and wealth. She has four hands and each of these four hands depict four goals in human life like dhrama, karma arth and moksha. Mahlaxmi is considered to be the epitome of prosperity as she accompanies her husband Vishnu in his incarnations. When Vishnu became Lord Rama, Mahalxami incarnated as his consort Sita. Similarly when Vishnu became lOrd Krishna, she incarnated herself as Rukmini. Many great painters including Raviverma have made her paintings. Festivals like Diwali and Sharad purnima are celebrated in her honour.Download laxmi hd images and wall paper to bring fortune and prosperity to your homes.
Navratris are celebrated twice a year, one is Sharad Navratri and the other is Chaitra Navratri. Navratri is a festival in which every day is worshipped for a different avatar of Maa Durga. The last four days of Sharad Navrati are celebrated as Durga Puja in West Bengal.This is the biggest festival of the state. Durga Puja is also referred as Durgatosva or Sharadotsva and is celebrated annualy.Durga Puja is the most happening festival of the Bengalis. Durga Puja also celebrates the annual visit of Durga and her children to her ancestral home and her reunion with Shiva on the eve of Vijayadashami. It is celebration of the victory of Maa Durga over a demon Mahishasur. It is a five day celebration in most of the Indian states. It includes six days observed as Mahalaya, Shashthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Nabami and Vijayadashami. Durga Puja also includes worship of Lord Shiva as Godess Parvati is a form of Godess Durga. On the eve of Durga Puja, the whole family of Lord Shiva is worshipped including Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha and Lord Kartikeya, the two sons of Mahadev and Maa Parvati. Durga puja has been celebrated since the medieval period. A huge Pandal is setup and the idol is kept in that Pandal and the festival is celebrated for five Days. After the festival is over and on the sixth day, the idol is taken for immersion with a JHANKI, meaning procession. On tenth day, the victory is celebrated as Vijaya Dashmi and vijya meaning victory and Godess is waived off a good bye to reunite with her family with Lord Shiva and her children.Read More!
Narasimha is a popular incarnation of Lord Vishnu. When Prahlad , his devotee was harassed by his father Hiranyakashipu , the demon king, Lord Vishnu took the incarnation of narasimha which symbolizes half man and half lion and killed the Asura, thus protecting Prahalad. Download powerful Narasimha images and wallpaper for prosperity.Read More!