Varalakshmi Vratam is performed by married woman for the well being of all the family members, especially husband, to get progeny etc. It is believed that worshipping Goddess Varalakshmi on this day is equivalent to worshipping Ashtalaksmi – the eight goddesses of Wealth, Earth, Learning, Love, Fame, Peace, Pleasure, and Strength.
On this day many women observe this traditional festival praying Varamahalakshmi for her blesses in the form of wealth and well being of their family. There is a strong belief that Varalakshmi is one who grants boons (Varam).
Varalakshmi pooja at my home
Varalakshmi pooja at friend's place