BENGALURU: Varamahalakshmi, festival of Hindus, is celebrated with Onam (festival of Kerala) on the same day in the City on Friday.
According to the Hindu calendar, Varamahalakshmi is celebrated in the month of Shravana Maasa (August and September), specifically on second Friday of the month. Shravana Maasa is considered to be Lord Vishnu’s month.
People believe that during this festival, Lakshmi (Lord Vishnu’s wife) will not say no to anything and would fulfill all their desires.
According to Dakshina Murthy temple priest Kumar Deekshit, “the rituals must be performed before sunrise.”
The deity is decorated with five leaves,refer to the five elements of nature, and coconut, symbolic representation of the fulfillment of their needs or wishes.
Bengaluru celebrates this festival with grandeur and splendour.