Mahālakṣmī, aka: Mahalakshmi, Maha-lakshmi; 4 Definition(s)
Mahālakṣmī (महालक्ष्मी, “Great Lakṣmī”):—Another name for Ādilakṣmī, one of the eight primary forms of Lakṣmī (aṣṭhalakṣmī).
Mahālakṣmī (महालक्ष्मी, “great beauty”):—Name of one of the sixty-four mātṛs to be worshipped during Āvaraṇapūjā (“Worship of the Circuit of Goddesses”, or “Durgā’s Retinue”), according to the Durgāpūjātattva. They should be worshipped with either the five upācāras or perfume and flowers.
Her mantra is as follows:
ॐ महालक्ष्म्यै नमः
oṃ mahālakṣmyai namaḥ.
Mahālakṣmī (महालक्ष्मी):—Sanskrit name of one of the twenty-four goddesses of the Sūryamaṇḍala (first maṇḍala of the Khecarīcakra) according to the kubjikāmata-tantra. The Khecarīcakra is the fifth cakra (‘internal mystic center’) of the five (pañcacakra) and is located on or above the head. She presides over the pītha (‘sacred site’) called Kolāgiri.
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