Lakshmi, Guardian of Luck and Good Fortune, is present where:
Guests are welcomed and offered meals,
Virtuous people are rendered services,
The Divine is worshiped and Spiritual service is done,
Truth is observed and no misdeed is done,
Cows are protected and food is shared.
There is no quarreling and people are loving, kind and polite!
Wherever Lakshmi is present,
there is plenty (prosperity).
Lakshmi Guardian of Abundance! Be merciful to all as you had been to Sheela. Fulfill the desires of all. Bless all with happiness. Jay Ma Lakshmi!
Navaratri forms part of the Hindu month of Puratassi - the auspicious month of fasting.
Celebration Colors of the 9 Nights:
1st night - Gray as it signifies a merge of nature.
2nd night - Orange as it signifies the goddess of prosperity and success (Tara)
3rd night - White ruled by the Moon.
4th night - Red ruled by Mars.
5th night - Green (or Blue) ruled by Mercury.
6th night - Yellow ruled by Jupiter / Guru
7th night - Green ruled by Venus.
8th night - Peacock Green / Dark Blue ruled by Saturn.
9th night - purple or gold ruled by Sun.