All the four Fridays of aashaada masa are dedicated to Goddess of wealth and prosperity , Goddess Lakshmi and the pooja is known as aashada shukravaara pooja..
Usually aashada falls in the month of July, winter season.This year in 2018– 20th July, 27th July, 3rd Aug and 10th August.. and there is a custom that newly-wed couples are not allowed to stay together , it is said that it could lead to clashes..
Goddess Lakshmi image is installed in a clean place and arishina kumkuma, flowers are adorned and along with that lamps are lit.. Neivedya is offered to the goddess.. Lakshmi sahasranaamam 1000 names of Devi is chanted and lastly Lakshmi ashtaka .. Salutations or namaskaarams are performed and aarathi..
ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮೀದೇವಿ ಪಟ ಇಟ್ಟು, ಹೂವು, ಹಾರಗಳಿಂದ ಅಲಂಕರಿಸಿ, ಅರಿಶಿನ, ಕುಂಕುಮ ಹಚ್ಚಿ, ದೀಪಗಳನ್ನು ಬೆಳಗಿಸಬೇಕು.. ದೇವಿಗೆ ನೆಯಿವೇದ್ಯ ಮಾಡಿ, ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ಸಹಸ್ರನಾಮ, ಅಷ್ಟಕ ಹೇಳಿ, ನಮಸ್ಕಾರ ಮಾಡಬೇಕು..
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Also, kindly browse my space for Mahalakshmi ashtaka, and devaranaama on Goddess Lakshmi