Varalakshmi Vratam festival in 2024 comes on Fri, 16th August according to the predictions by SearchIndia. Varalakshmi Vratam is a hindu festival and is celebrated by North Indian people. Varalakshmi Vratam is celebrated as one of the 86 Hindu Festivals by North Indian people and celebrations and rituals remarking Varalakshmi Vratam is carried out differently in different parts.
Varalaxmi Vratam or VaraMahalakshmi Vratham are the other names for the festival celebrated by married women of South India. This day is highly auspicious and it is believed that worshipping Varalakshmi (Vara means Boon and Lakshmi the Goddess of wealth) on this day reflects worshipping the eight goddesses known as the Ashta Lakshmi.
Varalakshmi Vratham Pooja is the important event of this festival. In Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh most women performs puja and enchants Mahalakshmi Ashtottara Manthra for the rise in health, wealth and knowledge of all family members especially their husband.
Varalakshmi Vratham falls on friday (Shukla Paksha) just before the Purnima (Full Moon) in Shravan month (Saawan in Hindi, Aadi in Tamil)