Dhanyalakshmi, Dhānyalakṣmī, Dhanya-lakshmi: 1 definition



Dhanyalakshmi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Dhānyalakṣmī can be transliterated into English as Dhanyalaksmi or Dhanyalakshmi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Pāñcarātra

Dhānyalakṣmī (धान्यलक्ष्मी, “Grain Lakṣmī”):—One of the eight primary forms of Lakṣmī (aṣṭhalakṣmī) presiding over all forms of agricultural activities and produce. She has eight arms, is garbed in green garments, carries two lotuses, gadā (mace), paddy crop, sugarcane, bananas, while her other two hands are in the abhaya-mudra and varada-mudra pose.

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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