Hindu Mythology

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LAKSHMI

Hindu Good Luck Goddess

Also known as LAKSMI, SHRI, SRI

Picture of the Hindu Good Luck Goddess Lakshmi from our Hindu mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Good Luck Wealth Goddess of Seven Inside Deals

Wife of Vishnu and mother of Kama, she is a bringer of prosperity.

She can pop into your feet, thigh or naughty bits, or your bosom, heart neck or face. All these will bring good fortune appropriate to the part involved.

We can hear you muttering ‘that’s only six’, but shush. She will also do your head in if that’s where she enters — and that is bad fortune. So the odds are six to one.

Lakshmi is quite popular in Chinese Buddhism where she spreads around her generosity under the name Gong De Tian.

Lakshmi Facts and Figures

Name: Lakshmi
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: LAKSMI, SHRI, SRI

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Good Luck
Area of expertise: Good Fortune

Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 340

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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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