V Raghavendra Sharma
The word 'Lakshmi' is derived from the root word 'laksha' which means goal or objective. To take a 'laksha' means to take an aim. The Lakshmi Mantra is recited to know your goal and as a means to fructify that goal. Lakshmi Mantra is synonymously also called Money Mantra. But Lakshmi Mantra is a prayer not only to gain financial prosperity but also to give us the intelligence to enlighten our minds with understanding. Lakshmi is the personification of all that brings good fortune, prosperity, and beauty. Chanting of Lakshmi Mantra bestows one with wealth, riches, beauty, youth and health. Regular Japa of Lakshmi Mantra brings in abundance in health, finances and relationships. Those in job can chant it regularly to get promotions; those in business can use it to increase profits and those in trade can benefit by attracting new customers. Regular chanting of Lakshmi Mantra brings peace of mind and wards away the negative influences in your lives. The intense vibratory energy produced by repetitive chanting of the powerful Lakshmi Mantra produces an energy field which attracts abundance and fortune.