Maheshwar (Naiduniya News). In Marathi society, Mahalakshmi is worshiped in Bhadrapada from Saptami to Navami of Shukla Paksha. Chandrashekhar Surve of the society told that Navwaris install the idol of the mother decorated with saris and 16 types of ornaments. The Konkanstha people bring pebbles from the reservoir, which is established as the form of the mother. She is also called Khadayachi Lakshmi. At the same time, the people of the country establish a standing statue of brass or clay. This idol is replaced after 12 years. Mulga-Mulgi is also established along with junior and eldest Gauri. During the establishment on the day of Saptami, special worship of the mother is done. Fulhara is specially offered in the invocation. 16 types of gujiyas, papdis, anarsa, laddus are offered. After this, there is a program of Oli Bharai of Mata. In which rice, almonds, pistachios, chuhara, turmeric, betel nut, wheat, coconut are offered. Kewda flower and Amrabelle are offered. Mahalakshmi is worshiped for three days.
Mandleshwar. Mahalakshmi was established on the occasion of Saptami in the Jahagirdar family of Maharashtrian society. Amol Jahagirdar told that every year during Ganeshotsav, Mahalakshmi is established in Anuradha Nakshatra on Saptami by invoking Mata Gauri, Jyeshtha and Junior. On the other hand, Manisha Jahagirdar, Pooja Lonkar, Indu Mulay, Aparna Jahagirdar, Deepali Lonkar told that Mahalakshmi is established in Anuradha Nakshatra from Saptami to Navami. Mahalakshmi is immersed in Mool Nakshatra on the third day. This festival is celebrated with great gaiety to commemorate the arrival of Mahalakshmi at her maternal home for three days. This event is being celebrated in the Jahagirdar family since 1916.