Varalakshmi vratam (Telugu: వరలక్ష్మి వ్రతం, Tamil: வரலட்சுமி விரதம், Kannada: ವರಮಹಾಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ವ್ರತ), also known as Varalakshmi Pooja & Varalakshmi Nombu is an important Hindu festival celebrated in the honour of Goddess Lakshmi. Varalakshmi vratam or fast is primarily observed by married women to receive blessings from Varalakshmi, a manifestation of Goddess Lakshmi. Varalakshmi is the bestower of ‘Var’ or ‘Varam’ meaning boons.
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