These glorious goddesses can help us to become gracious receivers. After all, sometimes lightworkers are better at giving than at receiving, which can cause imbalances and blockages. Abundantia and Lakshmi also give us the confidence to follow our dreams and aspirations.
Abundantia is a beautiful goddess of success, prosperity, abundance, and good fortune. She's also considered to be a protector of savings, investments, and wealth. Her image graced Roman coins in centuries past.
In Roman mythology, Abundantia brought money and grain to people while they were sleeping, shaking her gifts from the cornucopia she continuously carried. In Norse mythology, she was called Fulla, the first and favorite attendant of Frigg (the Norse goddess of the atmosphere and clouds). Fulla carried Frigg's valuables for her, and also acted as her intermediary, performing favors for mortals who called upon the goddess for help.
Every time I see Abundantia, gold coins magically spill from her, from no particular container. The coins just seem to pour out of her, and even trail behind her, accompanied by a musical jangling sound similar to belly dancers who jingle their coin-laden outfits.
She's a vision of great beauty and angelic purity, very patient and extremely loving. Abundantia is like a gracious hostess, constantly asking if you need anything, and then lovingly fulfilling your every wish. She says, "I easily come into your dreams to answer any questions you may have about high finance, investments, and such. Never forget that finances can fuel healing projects and afford you freedom where time is concerned. But money can also be a trap if you allow worry and concern to rule over you. That's where I come in: to alleviate these lower thoughts and take you to the high road of prosperity."
As a show of your faith in Heaven's readiness to help you, hold one or more coins in the hand you don't write with (this is your receptive hand), and say:
"Beautiful Abundantia, I desire to be like you—carefree and filled with faith that my supply is already met in all ways. Help me replace any money worries with joy and gratitude. Help me open my arms so that Heaven may easily help me. Thank you for all of your guidance, gifts, and protection. I'm truly grateful, and I'm abundantly, joyful and fulfilled. I let go, and relax in the sure knowledge that I'm completely taken care of, immediately and in the future.
Lakshmi's name is derived from the Sanskrit word Laksya, which means "goal" or "aim."
Lakshmi is a beautiful, golden-skinned moon goddess of prosperity and good fortune, who brings blessings of abundance to everyone. Lakshmi also represents beauty, purity, generosity, and true happiness. It's said that she sprang forth from the churning ocean bearing gifts and lotus flowers, looking so beautiful that all of the gods immediately wanted her as their wife. She chose to be with the sun god, Vishnu. She was thereafter reborn as Vishnu's companion in each of his lives.
Because Lakshmi's true mission is to bring eternal happiness to Earth, she helps us find meaningful careers that bring about handsome rewards, including personal fulfillment. She knows that wealth, in and of itself, isn't enough to create lasting happiness—it must be accompanied by spirituality and a feeling of accomplishment. So Lakshmi may lead us to our life's work, which will create joy and abundance for ourselves and others.
Lakshmi speaks in a sweet, melodious voice and says, "The attainment of wealth is one of life's greatest mysteries and challenges. Most spiritual aspirants abhor the pursuit of money, yet they long for the freedom and services that it affords. Many of your spiritual teachers and healers are conflicted about accepting money for their work, yet they long for the day when they can quit other forms of employment and devote themselves fully to the service of spirituality.
"This dilemma must be dealt with, for we here in the stratas you call ‘Heaven' see many solutions at hand, most of which we can help you with, without your needing to strain or think so much. This, I will tell you: Pressing with your mind to try to make things happen is your greatest barrier and blockage, which can only be overcome when you become convinced that all riches worth having are already manifested within. When you relax with this knowledge and know with certainty that all is taken care of, then all restrictions are lifted completely."
Lakshmi loves a grateful and appreciative heart. So as you call upon her, imagine that all of your wishes have been granted in a Divine way. Feel grateful that this is so. Know that the power of your Creator, combined with your faith and Lakshmi's loving help, manifests into form miraculously. Her manifestations are the physical embodiment of the love and gratitude that you now feel.
Stay focused on your desires, seeing and feeling them as being already manifested. Then give thanks to Lakshmi by mentally chanting, "Om Nameh Lakshmi Namah," which is a prayer of thanks and reverence.
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*Excerpted with permission from the book, Archangels and Ascended Masters
Doreen Virtue, Ph.D. is a clairvoyant doctor of psychology, and fourth-generation metaphysican who works with the angelic, elemental, and ascended master realms. This article was excerpted from her latest book, Archangels and Ascended Masters: A Guide to Working and Healing with the Deities and Divinities (Hay House, 2003), available at all bookstores. For more information on Doreen's workshops, please visit AngelTherapy.com.
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