Lakshmi Yoga: A wealth giving Yoga
Lakshmi Yoga is one of the auspicious yoga. It is named after the Goddess Lakshmi, who represents wealth, prosperity, fortune etc. Goddess Lakshmi is depicted with four hands which represents four purusharthas. She wears red clothes with golden lining (represents prosperity), standing on a lotus (purity). Large amount of gold coins flowing out from her hand which symbolizes wealth and fortune. Two elephants are seen next to her spraying water which symbolizes name and fame with abundant wealth governed by wisdom and purity.
How Lakshmi Yoga is produced?
Lakshmi yoga is formed when the lagna lord is very strong and the lord of ninth house occupies a kendra or trikona with strength.
According to Phaladeepika, if Venus and the lord of 9th occupy their own or exaltation houses identical with trikona or kendra, then the yoga is called as Lakshmi Yoga.
स्वक्षॆच्चे यदि कोणकष्टकयुतौ भाग्येशशुक्रावुभौ
लक्ष्म्याख्योथ तथाविधे हिमकरे गौरीति जीवेक्षिते ॥
नित्यं मंगलशीलया वनितया क्रीडत्यरोगी धनी
तॆजस्वी स्वजनान् सुरक्षति महालक्ष्मीप्रसादालय: ।
श्रॆष्ठान्दोलिकया प्रयाति तुरगस्तम्बेरमाध्यासितॊ
लोकानन्दकरो महीपतिवरॊ दाता च लक्ष्मीभव: ॥
The native with Lakshmi yoga will be fortunate and wealthy, will be generous in gifts and will be a capable ruler, he will be brilliant, constantly engaged in enjoyment with a woman of noble temperament. will protect his men, will be free from diseases, he will have the privilege of travelling in luxurious conveyances.
The person with this yoga will be extremely wealthy, will own vast land and vehicles, with good looks, virtuous, own material possessions, also interested in donations and charities