Lakshmi is the mother goddess, and the consort of Vishnu. She is the patron of wealth (both material and spiritual), prosperity, good fortune and is the embodiment of beauty and grace. In this form, she is bestowing gold coins of prosperity and the elephants flanking her represent her royal power.
Lakshmi ~ Hindu Goddess of Beauty and Light. Manifestation of Abundance in all forms ~ Love, Light, Peace, Joy, Health, Wealth, Creativity and on and on... She knows the secret key and wants to share it with all ❤
HINDU GODS CHART There are four main sects within Hinduism: 1. Shaivism (in which Shiva is worshipped as the main god); 2. Vaishnavism (in which Vishnu worshipped as the main god); 3. Shaktism (in which the female aspects of god are primarily worshipped); and 4. Smartism (in which six main gods are worshipped: Shiva, Vishnu, Shakti, Ganesh, Murugan and Surya).
Statue Of The Egyptian Goddess Sekhmet. A warrior goddess, Sekhmet also watched over childbirth and conferred blessings on children. The statue is located in The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York. Photo by Pigalle, via Flickr