Benefits of Chanting Sri Mahalakshmi Ashtakam
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The Hindu months of Margasira and Sravana are considered very dear to Lakshmi Devi and she is worshiped by the devotees during these months.
Chanting Lakshmi Ashtotaram, Ashtakam and Sahasranamam while worshiping Lakshmi Devi in these auspicious months is good for a prosperous life.
These stotrams and ashtakams are very powerful mantras which are very effective.
Here is Sri Mahalakshmi Ashtakam lyrics. You can recite 'Kanaka Mahalakshmi Namostute' at the end of every second line, for reciting Kanaka Mahalakshmi ashtakam.
Namastestu MahaaMaaye SriPeethesura Poojite
Sankha Chakra GadaHaste Mahalakshmi Namostute
Nameste Garudaroode Dolasura Bhayankari
SarvaPaapa Hare Devi Mahalakshmi Namostute
Sarvagyen SarvaVarade SarvaDushta Bhayankari
SarvaDukha HareDevi Mahalakshmi Namostute
SiddhiBuddhi PradeDevi BhuktiMukti Pradayani
MantraMoote SadaaDevi Mahalakshmi Namostute
AadyantaRahite Devi AadiSakti Maheswari
Yogagyen YogaSambhute Mahalakshmi Namostute
SthulaSookshme MahaRoudre MahaSakti Mahodare
MahaPaapa HareDevi Mahalakshmi Namostute
Padmasana SthiteDevi ParamBrahma Swaroopini
Paramesi JaganMaataar Mahalakshmi Namostute
SwetaamBaradhare Devi Naanaalankara Bhooshite
JagatSthite JaganMaata Mahalakshmi Namostute
MahaLakshmyashtakam Stotram Yah: PathetBhaktiMaannara:
SarvaSiddhi Mavapnoti Raajyam Prapnoti SarvaDa
Ekakaale Pathennityam MahaPaapa Vinasanam
Dwikaalam Yah: Pathennityam DhanaDhaanya Samanvitam
Trikaalam Yah: Pathennityam MahaSatru Vinasanam
Sri Mahalakshmir Bhavennityam Prasanna Varada Bhava
Sri Kanaka Mahalakshmi temple in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh is one of the famous Lakshmi temples in India where the Hindu month of Margasira is celebrated with much fervor. The temple is crowded with devotees on Thursdays of the auspicious Margasira masam.